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

NAME
     pam_securetty -- SecureTTY PAM module

SYNOPSIS
     [service-name] module-type control-flag pam_securetty [options]

DESCRIPTION
     The SecureTTY service module for PAM provides functionality for only one
     PAM category: account management.  In terms of the module-type parameter,
     this is the ``account'' feature.  It also provides null functions for
     authentication and session management.

   SecureTTY Account Management Module
     The SecureTTY account management component (pam_sm_acct_mgmt()), returns
     failure if the user is attempting to authenticate as superuser, and the
     process is attached to an insecure TTY.  In all other cases, the module
     returns success.

     A TTY is considered secure if it is listed in /etc/ttys and has the
     TTY_SECURE flag set.

     The following options may be passed to the authentication module:

     debug    syslog(3) debugging information at LOG_DEBUG level.

     no_warn  suppress warning messages to the user.  These messages include
              reasons why the user's authentication attempt was declined.

SEE ALSO
     getttynam(3), syslog(3), pam.conf(5), ttys(5), pam(8)

NetBSD 5.1                       July 8, 2001                       NetBSD 5.1

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