NAMEgss_canonicalize_name — Convert an internal name to an MN
SYNOPSIS#include < gssapi/gssapi.h>
gss_canonicalize_name( OM_uint32 *minor_status, const gss_name_t input_name, const gss_OID mech_type, gss_name_t *output_name);
DESCRIPTIONGenerate a canonical mechanism name (MN) from an arbitrary internal name. The mechanism name is the name that would be returned to a context acceptor on successful authentication of a context where the initiator used the input_name in a successful call to gss_acquire_cred(), specifying an OID set containing mech_type as its only member, followed by a call to gss_init_sec_context(), specifying mech_type as the authentication mechanism.
- Mechanism specific status code.
- The name for which a canonical form is desired.
The authentication mechanism for which the canonical form of the name is desired. The desired mechanism must be specified explicitly;
no default is provided.
- The resultant canonical name. Storage associated with this name must be freed by the application after use with a call to gss_release_name().
- Successful completion.
- The identified mechanism is not supported.
- The provided internal name contains no elements that could be processed by the specified mechanism.
- The provided internal name was ill-formed.
- RFC 2743
- Generic Security Service Application Program Interface Version 2, Update 1
- RFC 2744
- Generic Security Service API Version 2 : C-bindings
HISTORYThe gss_canonicalize_name function first appeared in FreeBSD 7.0.
AUTHORSJohn Wray, Iris Associates
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