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Manual Reference Pages  -  GSS_IMPORT_NAME (3)

NAME

gss_import_name - Convert a contiguous string name to internal-form

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Parameters
Return Values
See Also
Standards
History
Authors
Copyright

SYNOPSIS


.In gssapi/gssapi.h OM_uint32
.Fo gss_import_name OM_uint32 *minor_status const gss_buffer_t input_name_buffer const gss_OID input_name_type gss_name_t *output_name
.Fc

DESCRIPTION

Convert a contiguous string name to internal form. In general, the internal name returned (via the output_name parameter) will not be an MN; the exception to this is if the input_name_type indicates that the contiguous string provided via the input_name_buffer parameter is of type GSS_C_NT_EXPORT_NAME, in which case the returned internal name will be an MN for the mechanism that exported the name.

PARAMETERS

minor_status Mechanism specific status code.
input_name_buffer
  Buffer containing contiguous string name to convert.
input_name_type Object ID specifying type of printable name. Applications may specify either GSS_C_NO_OID to use a mechanism-specific default printable syntax, or an OID recognized by the GSS-API implementation to name a specific namespace.
output_name Returned name in internal form. Storage associated with this name must be freed by the application after use with a call to gss_release_name.

RETURN VALUES

GSS_S_COMPLETE Successful completion
GSS_S_BAD_NAMETYPE The input_name_type was unrecognized
GSS_S_BAD_NAME The input_name parameter could not be interpreted as a name of the specified type
GSS_S_BAD_MECH The input name-type was GSS_C_NT_EXPORT_NAME, but the mechanism contained within the input-name is not supported

SEE ALSO

gss_release_name(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_import_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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