GSS_EXPORT_NAME(3) Programmer's Manual GSS_EXPORT_NAME(3)NAMEgss_export_name — Convert an MN to export form
gss_export_name(OM_uint32 *minor_status, const gss_name_t input_name,
To produce a canonical contiguous string representation of a mechanism
name (MN), suitable for direct comparison (e.g. with memcmp) for use in
authorization functions (e.g. matching entries in an access-control
list). The input_name parameter must specify a valid MN (i.e. an inter‐
nal name generated by gss_accept_sec_context() or by
minor_status Mechanism specific status code.
input_name The MN to be exported.
The canonical contiguous string form of input_name. Stor‐
age associated with this string must freed by the applica‐
tion after use with gss_release_buffer().
The provided internal name was not a mechanism name.
The provided internal name was ill-formed.
The internal name was of a type not supported by the GSS-
SEE ALSOgss_accept_sec_context(3), gss_canonicalize_name(3),
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_export_name function first appeared in FreeBSD 7.0.
John Wray, Iris Associates
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