gss_export_sec_context(3)gss_export_sec_context(3)NAMEgss_export_sec_context() - transfer a security context to another
process on a single machine
The deactivates the security context for the calling process and
creates an interprocess token which, when passed to in another
process, will re-activate the context in the second process.
Only a single instantiation of a given context may be active at any
one time; a subsequent attempt by a context exporter to access the
exported security context will fail. is created such that it is func‐
tionally identical to the original context.
If creation of the interprocess token is successful, the implementation
shall deallocate all process-wide resources associated with the secu‐
rity context, and set the context_handle to The ability to transfer a
security context is indicated when the context is created, by or set‐
ting the bit in their ret_flags parameter.
context_handle Specifies the context handle identifying the con‐
text to transfer.
interprocess_token Specifies the token to be transferred to target
minor_status Returns a status code from the security mecha‐
The following status codes can be returned:
The routine was completed successfully.
The context has expired
The supplied context handle did not refer to a valid context.
The operation is not supported.
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