NAMEpam_sepermit - PAM module to allow/deny login depending on SELinux enforcement state
SYNOPSISpam_sepermit.so [debug] [conf=/path/to/config/file]
DESCRIPTIONThe pam_sepermit module allows or denies login depending on SELinux enforcement state. When the user which is logging in matches an entry in the config file he is allowed access only when the SELinux is in enforcing mode. Otherwise he is denied access. For users not matching any entry in the config file the pam_sepermit module returns PAM_IGNORE return value. The config file contains a list of user names one per line with optional arguments. If the name is prefixed with @ character it means that all users in the group name match. If it is prefixed with a % character the SELinux user is used to match against the name instead of the account name. Note that when SELinux is disabled the SELinux user assigned to the account cannot be determined. This means that such entries are never matched when SELinux is disabled and pam_sepermit will return PAM_IGNORE. See sepermit.conf(5) for details.
OPTIONSdebug Turns on debugging via syslog(3). conf=/path/to/config/file Path to alternative config file overriding the default.
MODULE TYPES PROVIDEDThe auth and account module types are provided.
RETURN VALUESPAM_AUTH_ERR SELinux is disabled or in the permissive mode and the user matches. PAM_SUCCESS SELinux is in the enforcing mode and the user matches. PAM_IGNORE The user does not match any entry in the config file. PAM_USER_UNKNOWN The module was unable to determine the user's name. PAM_SERVICE_ERR Error during reading or parsing the config file.
FILES/etc/security/sepermit.conf Default configuration file
EXAMPLESauth [success=done ignore=ignore default=bad] pam_sepermit.so auth required pam_unix.so account required pam_unix.so session required pam_permit.so
SEE ALSOsepermit.conf(5), pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(7) selinux(8)
AUTHORpam_sepermit and this manual page were written by Tomas Mraz <firstname.lastname@example.org>. PAM_SEPERMIT(8)