pam_close_session

PAM_CLOSE_SESSION(3)            Linux-PAM Manual            PAM_CLOSE_SESSION(3)



NAME
       pam_close_session - terminate PAM session management

SYNOPSIS
       #include <security/pam_appl.h>

       int pam_close_session(pam_handle_t *pamh, int flags);

DESCRIPTION
       The pam_close_session function is used to indicate that an authenticated
       session has ended. The session should have been created with a call to
       pam_open_session(3).

       It should be noted that the effective uid, geteuid(2). of the application
       should be of sufficient privilege to perform such tasks as unmounting the
       user's home directory for example.

       The flags argument is the binary or of zero or more of the following
       values:

       PAM_SILENT
           Do not emit any messages.

RETURN VALUES
       PAM_ABORT
           General failure.

       PAM_BUF_ERR
           Memory buffer error.

       PAM_SESSION_ERR
           Session failure.

       PAM_SUCCESS
           Session was successful terminated.

SEE ALSO
       pam_open_session(3), pam_strerror(3)



Linux-PAM Manual                   11/10/2020               PAM_CLOSE_SESSION(3)