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PAM_GET_DATA(3)		 BSD Library Functions Manual	       PAM_GET_DATA(3)

NAME
     pam_get_data -- get module	information

LIBRARY
     Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <security/pam_appl.h>

     int
     pam_get_data(const	pam_handle_t *pamh, const char *module_data_name,
	 const void **data);

DESCRIPTION
     The pam_get_data function looks up	the opaque object associated with the
     string specified by the module_data_name argument,	in the PAM context
     specified by the pamh argument.  A	pointer	to the object is stored	in the
     location pointed to by the	data argument.

     This function and its counterpart pam_set_data(3) are useful for managing
     data that are meaningful only to a	particular service module.

RETURN VALUES
     The pam_get_data function returns one of the following values:

     [PAM_NO_MODULE_DATA]
			 Module	data not found.

     [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR]	 System	error.

SEE ALSO
     pam(3), pam_set_data(3), pam_strerror(3)

STANDARDS
     X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules,
     June 1997.

AUTHORS
     The pam_get_data function and this	manual page were developed for the
     FreeBSD Project by	ThinkSec AS and	Network	Associates Laboratories, the
     Security Research Division	of Network Associates, Inc. under DARPA/SPAWAR
     contract N66001-01-C-8035 ("CBOSS"), as part of the DARPA CHATS research
     program.

BSD			       December	21, 2007			   BSD

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