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Manual Reference Pages  -  GSS_EXPORT_NAME (3)

NAME

gss_export_name - Convert an MN to export form

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Parameters
Return Values
See Also
Standards
History
Authors
Copyright

SYNOPSIS


.In gssapi/gssapi.h OM_uint32
.Fo gss_export_name OM_uint32 *minor_status const gss_name_t input_name gss_buffer_t exported_name
.Fc

DESCRIPTION

To produce a canonical contiguous string representation of a mechanism name (MN), suitable for direct comparison (e.g. with memcmp) for use in authorization functions (e.g. matching entries in an access-control list). The input_name parameter must specify a valid MN (i.e. an internal name generated by gss_accept_sec_context or by gss_canonicalize_name ).

PARAMETERS

minor_status Mechanism specific status code.
input_name The MN to be exported.
exported_name
  The canonical contiguous string form of input_name. Storage associated with this string must freed by the application after use with gss_release_buffer.

RETURN VALUES

GSS_S_COMPLETE Successful completion
GSS_S_NAME_NOT_MN The provided internal name was not a mechanism name.
GSS_S_BAD_NAME The provided internal name was ill-formed.
GSS_S_BAD_NAMETYPE
  The internal name was of a type not supported by the GSS-API implementation.

SEE ALSO

gss_accept_sec_context(3), gss_canonicalize_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_export_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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