pam_deny - The locking-out PAM module
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
3. DESCRIPTION ▲
This module can be used to deny access. It always indicates a failure to the application through the PAM framework. It might be suitable for using for default (the OTHER) entries.
4. OPTIONS ▲
This module does not recognise any options.
5. MODULE TYPES PROVIDED ▲
All module types (account, auth, password and session) are provided.
6. RETURN VALUES ▲
This is returned by the account and auth services.
This is returned by the setcred function.
This is returned by the password service.
This is returned by the session service.
7. EXAMPLES ▲
# If we don\'t have config entries for a service, the
# OTHER entries are used. To be secure, warn and deny
# access to everything.other auth required pam_warn.so other auth required pam_deny.so other account required pam_warn.so other account required pam_deny.so other password required pam_warn.so other password required pam_deny.so other session required pam_warn.so other session required pam_deny.so
8. SEE ALSO ▲
pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(7)
9. AUTHOR ▲
pam_deny was written by Andrew G. Morgan <>