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


NAME
pam_group -- Group PAM module
SYNOPSIS
[service-name] module-type control-flag pam_group [arguments]
DESCRIPTION
The group service module for PAM accepts or rejects users based on their membership in a particular file group. The following options may be passed to the pam_group module: deny Reverse the meaning of the test, i.e., reject the applicant if and only if he or she is a member of the specified group. This can be useful to exclude certain groups of users from certain services. fail_safe If the specified group does not exist, or has no members, act as if it does exist and the applicant is a member. group=groupname Specify the name of the group to check. The default is ``wheel''. root_only Skip this module entirely if the target account is not the superuser account. authenticate The user is asked to authenticate using his own password.
SEE ALSO
pam.conf(5), pam(8)
AUTHORS
The pam_group 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 8.1 February 1, 2005 NetBSD 8.1

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