PAM_SECURETTY(8) BSD System Manager's Manual PAM_SECURETTY(8)
pam_securetty -- SecureTTY PAM module
[service-name] module-type control-flag pam_securetty [options]
The SecureTTY service module for PAM, pam_securetty provides functional-
ity 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
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.
getttynam(3), syslog(3), pam.conf(5), ttys(5), pam(8)
BSD July 8, 2001 BSD