GSS_DISPLAY_NAME(3) Programmer's Manual GSS_DISPLAY_NAME(3)NAMEgss_display_name — Convert internal-form name to text
gss_display_name(OM_uint32 *minor_status, const gss_name_t input_name,
gss_buffer_t output_name_buffer, gss_OID *output_name_type);
Allows an application to obtain a textual representation of an opaque
internal-form name for display purposes. The syntax of a printable name
is defined by the GSS-API implementation.
If input_name denotes an anonymous principal, the implementation should
return the gss_OID value GSS_C_NT_ANONYMOUS as the output_name_type, and
a textual name that is syntactically distinct from all valid supported
printable names in output_name_buffer.
If input_name was created by a call to gss_import_name(), specifying
GSS_C_NO_OID as the name-type, implementations that employ lazy conver‐
sion between name types may return GSS_C_NO_OID via the output_name_type
minor_status Mechanism specific status code.
input_name Name to be displayed.
Buffer to receive textual name string. The application
must free storage associated with this name after use with
a call to gss_release_buffer().
The type of the returned name. The returned gss_OID will
be a pointer into static storage, and should be treated as
read-only by the caller (in particular, the application
should not attempt to free it). Specify NULL if not
input_name was ill-formed
SEE ALSOgss_import_name(3), gss_release_buffer(3)STANDARDS
RFC 2743 Generic Security Service Application Program Interface Ver‐
sion 2, Update 1
RFC 2744 Generic Security Service API Version 2 : C-bindings
The gss_display_name function first appeared in FreeBSD 7.0.
John Wray, Iris Associates
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