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NAME

       pam_echo - PAM module for printing text messages

SYNOPSIS

       pam_echo.so [file=/path/message]

DESCRIPTION

       The pam_echo PAM module is for printing text messages to inform user about special things.
       Sequences starting with the % character are interpreted in the following way:

       %H
           The name of the remote host (PAM_RHOST).

       %h
           The name of the local host.

       %s
           The service name (PAM_SERVICE).

       %t
           The name of the controlling terminal (PAM_TTY).

       %U
           The remote user name (PAM_RUSER).

       %u
           The local user name (PAM_USER).

       All other sequences beginning with % expands to the characters following the % character.

OPTIONS

       file=/path/message
           The content of the file /path/message will be printed with the PAM conversion function
           as PAM_TEXT_INFO.

MODULE TYPES PROVIDED

       All module types (auth, account, password and session) are provided.

RETURN VALUES

       PAM_BUF_ERR
           Memory buffer error.

       PAM_SUCCESS
           Message was successful printed.

       PAM_IGNORE
           PAM_SILENT flag was given or message file does not exist, no message printed.

EXAMPLES

       For an example of the use of this module, we show how it may be used to print information
       about good passwords:

           password optional pam_echo.so file=/usr/share/doc/good-password.txt
           password required pam_unix.so

SEE ALSO

       pam.conf(8), pam.d(5), pam(7)

AUTHOR

       Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk@thkukuk.de>