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NAMEpam_securetty - Limit root login to special devices
- pam_securetty.so [debug]
This module has no effect on non-root users and requires that the application fills in the PAM_TTY item correctly.
- Print debug information.
MODULE TYPES PROVIDED
- The user is allowed to continue authentication. Either the user is not root, or the root user is trying to log in on an acceptable device.
- Authentication is rejected. Either root is attempting to log in via an unacceptable device, or the /etc/securetty file is world writable or not a normal file.
- An application error occurred. pam_securetty was not able to get information it required from the application that called it.
- An error occurred while the module was determining the user's name or tty, or the module could not open /etc/securetty.
- The module could not find the user name in the /etc/passwd file to verify whether the user had a UID of 0. Therefore, the results of running this module are ignored.
auth required pam_securetty.so auth required pam_unix.so
pam_securetty was written by Elliot Lee <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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Time: 15:28:06 GMT, June 11, 2010