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pamtester - test pluggable authentication module (PAM) facility
pamtester [-v] [-I item=value] [-E var=value] service user operation [operation ...]
Test pluggable authentication module (PAM) facility. service is the PAM service name. user is the name of the user account to operate with the PAM facility. The following operations are supported. authenticate Authenticate user. A conversation may subsequently take place to prompt user input to retrieve necessary authentication information. acct_mgmt Perform account management on user. A conversation may subsequently take place to prompt user input for necessary authentication information. open_session Open a new session for user. close_session Close the current session for user. chauthtok Change the authentication token currently assigned to user. Conversation may subsequently take place to prompt user input for necessary authentication information. Note that some operations may eventually need additional privileges to fulfill the request depending on the service configuration. Any operation may also be followed by the option flags that are provided between the pair of parenthesis. Flags are all named and combinable or inversible with bitwise operators; "|" (OR), "&" (AND), "^" (XOR) and "~" (NOT) are accepted. authenticate(PAM_SILENT | PAM_DISALLOW_NULL_AUTHTOK) The list of allowed options is shown below: - PAM_SILENT - PAM_DISALLOW_NULL_AUTHTOK - PAM_ESTABLISH_CRED - PAM_REINITIALIZE_CRED - PAM_REFRESH_CRED - PAM_CHANGE_EXPIRED_AUTHTOK Additional authentication information such as the name of the remote user, the remote host and the tty can be supplied via -I (--item) option. The following types of information are supported: - service - user - prompt - tty - ruser - rhost
-v, --verbose Turn on verbose mode. -I item=value, --item item=value Provide additional information to authentication module. -E var=value, --env var=value Set environment variable var to value
Written by Moriyoshi Koizumi <email@example.com>
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