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pam_set_item(3)          BSD Library Functions Manual          pam_set_item(3)


NAME

     pam_set_item -- set authentication information


LIBRARY

     Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)


SYNOPSIS

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

     int
     pam_set_item(pam_handle_t *pamh, int item_type, const void *item);


DESCRIPTION

     The pam_set_item function sets the item specified by the item_type argu-
     ment to a copy of the object pointed to by the item argument.  The item
     is stored in the PAM context specified by the pamh argument.  See
     pam_get_item(3) for a list of recognized item types.


RETURN VALUES

     The pam_set_item function returns one of the following values:

     [PAM_BUF_ERR]       Memory buffer error.

     [PAM_SYMBOL_ERR]    Invalid symbol.

     [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR]    System error.


SEE ALSO

     pam(3), pam_get_item(3), pam_strerror(3)


STANDARDS

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


AUTHORS

     The pam_set_item 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.

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