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Manual Reference Pages  -  GSS_DISPLAY_NAME (3)

NAME

gss_display_name - Convert internal-form name to text

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Parameters
Return Values
See Also
Standards
History
Authors
Copyright

SYNOPSIS


.In gssapi/gssapi.h OM_uint32
.Fo gss_display_name OM_uint32 *minor_status const gss_name_t input_name gss_buffer_t output_name_buffer gss_OID *output_name_type
.Fc

DESCRIPTION

Allows an application to obtain a textual representation of an opaque internal-form name for display purposes. The syntax of a printable name is defined by the GSS-API implementation.

If input_name denotes an anonymous principal, the implementation should return the gss_OID value GSS_C_NT_ANONYMOUS as the output_name_type, and a textual name that is syntactically distinct from all valid supported printable names in output_name_buffer.

If input_name was created by a call to gss_import_name, specifying GSS_C_NO_OID as the name-type, implementations that employ lazy conversion between name types may return GSS_C_NO_OID via the output_name_type parameter.

PARAMETERS

minor_status Mechanism specific status code.
input_name Name to be displayed.
output_name_buffer
  Buffer to receive textual name string. The application must free storage associated with this name after use with a call to gss_release_buffer.
output_name_type The type of the returned name. The returned gss_OID will be a pointer into static storage, and should be treated as read-only by the caller (in particular, the application should not attempt to free it). Specify NULL if not required.

RETURN VALUES

GSS_S_COMPLETE
  Successful completion
GSS_S_BAD_NAME
  input_name was ill-formed

SEE ALSO

gss_import_name(3), gss_release_buffer(3)

STANDARDS

RFC 2743
  Generic Security Service Application Program Interface Version 2, Update 1
RFC 2744
  Generic Security Service API Version 2 : C-bindings

HISTORY

The gss_display_name function first appeared in
.Fx 7.0 .

AUTHORS

John Wray, Iris Associates

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2000). All Rights Reserved.

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