Title: unix_chkpwd Author: [see the "AUTHOR" section] Generator: DocBook XSL Stylesheets v1.78.1 <http://docbook.sf.net/> Date: 09/19/2013 Manual: Linux-PAM Manual Source: Linux-PAM Manual Language: English
NAMEunix_chkpwd - Helper binary that verifies the password of the current user
- unix_chkpwd [...]
It is typically installed setuid root or setgid shadow.
The interface of the helper - command line options, and input/output data format are internal to the pam_unix module and it should not be called directly from applications.
Written by Andrew Morgan and other various people.