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Authen::Simple::PAM - Simple PAM authentication

Authen::Simple::PAM(3pm) User Contributed Perl Documentation Authen::Simple::PAM(3pm)

NAME

Authen::Simple::PAM - Simple PAM authentication

SYNOPSIS

    use Authen::Simple::PAM;
    
    my $pam = Authen::Simple::PAM->new(
        service => 'login'
    );
    
    if ( $pam->authenticate( $username, $password ) ) {
        # successfull authentication
    }
    
    # or as a mod_perl Authen handler
    PerlModule Authen::Simple::Apache
    PerlModule Authen::Simple::PAM
    PerlSetVar AuthenSimplePAM_service "login"
    <Location /protected>
      PerlAuthenHandler Authen::Simple::PAM
      AuthType          Basic
      AuthName          "Protected Area"
      Require           valid-user
    </Location>

DESCRIPTION

PAM authentication.

METHODS

new
 
This method takes a hash of parameters. The following options are valid:
service
 
PAM service. Defaults to "login".
 
    service => 'sshd'
    
log
 
Any object that supports "debug", "info", "error" and "warn".
 
    log => Log::Log4perl->get_logger('Authen::Simple::PAM')
    
authenticate( $username, $password )
 
Returns true on success and false on failure.

SEE ALSO

Authen::Simple.
Authen::PAM.

AUTHOR

Christian Hansen "ch@ngmedia.com" This program is free software, you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
2015-06-06 perl v5.20.2