pam_getenv — get a PAM environment variable


#include <security/pam_appl.h>

const char *pam_getenv(pam_handle_t *pamh, const char *name);


The pam_getenv function searches the PAM environment list as associated with the handle pamh for an item that matches the string pointed to by name and returns a pointer to the value of the environment variable. The application is not allowed to free the data.

Return Values

The pam_getenv function returns NULL on failure.

See Also

pam_start(3), pam_getenvlist(3), pam_putenv(3), pam(8)

Referenced By

pam(3), pam_getenvlist(3), pam_putenv(3).

05/18/2017 Linux-PAM Manual