NAMEgss_inquire_cred — Obtain information about a credential
SYNOPSIS#include < gssapi/gssapi.h>
gss_inquire_cred( OM_uint32 *minor_status, const gss_cred_id_t cred_handle, gss_ctx_id_t *context_handle, gss_name_t *name, OM_uint32 *lifetime, gss_cred_usage_t *cred_usage, gss_OID_set *mechanisms);
DESCRIPTIONObtains information about a credential.
- Mechanism specific status code.
- A handle that refers to the target credential. Specify GSS_C_NO_CREDENTIAL to inquire about the default initiator principal.
- The name whose identity the credential asserts. Storage associated with this name should be freed by the application after use with a call to gss_release_name(). Specify NULL if not required.
- The number of seconds for which the credential will remain valid. If the credential has expired, this parameter will be set to zero. If the implementation does not support credential expiration, the value GSS_C_INDEFINITE will be returned. Specify NULL if not required.
How the credential may be used. One of the following:
- Set of mechanisms supported by the credential. Storage associated with this OID set must be freed by the application after use with a call to gss_release_oid_set(). Specify NULL if not required.
- Successful completion
- The referenced credentials could not be accessed
- The referenced credentials were invalid
- The referenced credentials have expired. If the lifetime parameter was not passed as NULL, it will be set to 0
- RFC 2743
- Generic Security Service Application Program Interface Version 2, Update 1
- RFC 2744
- Generic Security Service API Version 2 : C-bindings
HISTORYThe gss_inquire_cred function first appeared in FreeBSD 7.0.
AUTHORSJohn Wray, Iris Associates
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