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Manual Reference Pages  -  SVC_REG (3)

NAME

rpc_svc_reg, rpc_reg, svc_reg, svc_unreg, svc_auth_reg, xprt_register, xprt_unregister - library routines for registering servers

CONTENTS

Library
Synopsis
Description
Routines
See Also

LIBRARY


.Lb libc

SYNOPSIS


.In rpc/rpc.h int rpc_reg rpcprog_t prognum rpcvers_t versnum rpcproc_t procnum char *(*procname)() xdrproc_t inproc xdrproc_t outproc char *nettype bool_t svc_reg SVCXPRT *xprt const rpcprog_t prognum const rpcvers_t versnum void (*dispatch)(struct svc_req *, SVCXPRT *) const struct netconfig *netconf void svc_unreg const rpcprog_t prognum const rpcvers_t versnum int svc_auth_reg int cred_flavor enum auth_stat (*handler)(struct svc_req *, struct rpc_msg *) void xprt_register SVCXPRT *xprt void xprt_unregister SVCXPRT *xprt

DESCRIPTION

These routines are a part of the RPC library which allows the RPC servers to register themselves with rpcbind (see rpcbind(8)), and associate the given program and version number with the dispatch function. When the RPC server receives a RPC request, the library invokes the dispatch routine with the appropriate arguments.

Routines

See rpc(3) for the definition of the
.Vt SVCXPRT data structure.
rpc_reg
  Register program prognum, procedure procname, and version versnum with the RPC service package. If a request arrives for program prognum, version versnum, and procedure procnum, procname is called with a pointer to its argument(s); procname should return a pointer to its static result(s); inproc is the XDR function used to decode the arguments while outproc is the XDR function used to encode the results. Procedures are registered on all available transports of the class nettype. See rpc(3). This routine returns 0 if the registration succeeded, -1 otherwise.
svc_reg
  Associates prognum and versnum with the service dispatch procedure, dispatch. If netconf is NULL, the service is not registered with the rpcbind(8) service. If netconf is non-zero, then a mapping of the triple [prognum, versnum, netconf->nc_netid] to xprt->xp_ltaddr is established with the local rpcbind service.

The svc_reg routine returns 1 if it succeeds, and 0 otherwise.

svc_unreg
  Remove from the rpcbind service, all mappings of the triple [prognum, versnum, all-transports] to network address and all mappings within the RPC service package of the double [prognum, versnum] to dispatch routines.
svc_auth_reg
  Registers the service authentication routine handler with the dispatch mechanism so that it can be invoked to authenticate RPC requests received with authentication type cred_flavor. This interface allows developers to add new authentication types to their RPC applications without needing to modify the libraries. Service implementors usually do not need this routine.

Typical service application would call svc_auth_reg after registering the service and prior to calling svc_run. When needed to process an RPC credential of type cred_flavor, the handler procedure will be called with two arguments, struct svc_req *rqst and struct rpc_msg *msg, and is expected to return a valid
.Vt enum auth_stat value. There is no provision to change or delete an authentication handler once registered.

The svc_auth_reg routine returns 0 if the registration is successful, 1 if cred_flavor already has an authentication handler registered for it, and -1 otherwise.

xprt_register
  After RPC service transport handle xprt is created, it is registered with the RPC service package. This routine modifies the global variable svc_fdset (see rpc_svc_calls(3)). Service implementors usually do not need this routine.
xprt_unregister
  Before an RPC service transport handle xprt is destroyed, it unregisters itself with the RPC service package. This routine modifies the global variable svc_fdset (see rpc_svc_calls(3)). Service implementors usually do not need this routine.

SEE ALSO

select(2), rpc(3), rpcbind(3), rpc_svc_calls(3), rpc_svc_create(3), rpc_svc_err(3), rpcbind(8)
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