GSS_IMPORT_NAME(3) Programmer's Manual GSS_IMPORT_NAME(3)NAMEgss_import_name — Convert a contiguous string name to internal-form
const gss_buffer_t input_name_buffer, const gss_OID input_name_type,
Convert a contiguous string name to internal form. In general, the
internal name returned (via the output_name parameter) will not be an MN;
the exception to this is if the input_name_type indicates that the con‐
tiguous string provided via the input_name_buffer parameter is of type
GSS_C_NT_EXPORT_NAME, in which case the returned internal name will be an
MN for the mechanism that exported the name.
minor_status Mechanism specific status code.
Buffer containing contiguous string name to convert.
Object ID specifying type of printable name. Applications
may specify either GSS_C_NO_OID to use a mechanism-specific
default printable syntax, or an OID recognized by the GSS-
API implementation to name a specific namespace.
output_name Returned name in internal form. Storage associated with
this name must be freed by the application after use with a
call to gss_release_name().
The input_name_type was unrecognized
The input_name parameter could not be interpreted as a name
of the specified type
The input name-type was GSS_C_NT_EXPORT_NAME, but the mech‐
anism contained within the input-name is not supported
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_import_name function first appeared in FreeBSD 7.0.
John Wray, Iris Associates
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