Man page of PAM_UMASK
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pam_umask - PAM module to set the file mode creation mask
pam_umask.so [debug] [silent] [usergroups] [umask=mask]
pam_umask is a PAM module to set the file mode creation mask of the current environment. The umask affects the default permissions assigned to newly created files.
The PAM module tries to get the umask value from the following places in the following order:
•umask= entry of the users GECOS field
•pri= entry of the users GECOS field
•ulimit= entry of the users GECOS field
•UMASK= entry from /etc/default/login
•UMASK entry from /etc/login.defs
Print debug information.
Don't print informative messages.
If the user is not root, and the user ID is equal to the group ID, and the username is the same as primary group name, the umask group bits are set to be the same as owner bits (examples: 022 -> 002, 077 -> 007).
Sets the calling process's file mode creation mask (umask) to
& 0777. The value is interpreted as Octal.
MODULE SERVICES PROVIDED
service is supported.
The new umask was set successfull.
No username was given.
User not known.
Add the following line to
to set the user specific umask at login:
session optional pam_umask.so umask=0022
pam_umask was written by Thorsten Kukuk <email@example.com>.
- MODULE SERVICES PROVIDED
- RETURN VALUES
- SEE ALSO
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