PAM_GUEST(8)            NetBSD System Manager's Manual            PAM_GUEST(8)

NAME
     pam_guest -- Guest PAM module

SYNOPSIS
     [service-name] module-type control-flag pam_guest [arguments]

DESCRIPTION
     The guest service module for PAM allows guest logins.  If successful, the
     pam_guest module sets the PAM environment variable GUEST to the login
     name.  The application can check this variable using pam_getenv(3) to
     differentiate guest logins from normal logins.

     The following options may be passed to the pam_guest module:

     guests=list    Comma-separated list of guest account names.  The default
                    is ``guest''.  A typical value for ftpd(8) would be
                    ``anonymous,ftp''.

     nopass         Omits the password prompt if the target account is on the
                    list of guest accounts.

     pass_as_ruser  The password typed in by the user is exported as the
                    PAM_RUSER item.  This is useful for applications like
                    ftpd(8) where guest users are encouraged to use their
                    email address as password.

     pass_is_user   Requires the guest user to type in the guest account name
                    as password.

SEE ALSO
     pam_get_item(3), pam_getenv(3), pam.conf(5), pam(8)

AUTHORS
     The pam_guest module and this manual page were developed for the FreeBSD
     Project by ThinkSec AS and NAI Labs, 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.

NetBSD 5.0.1                     May 26, 2003                     NetBSD 5.0.1

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