GSS_INQUIRE_CRED(3) Programmer's Manual GSS_INQUIRE_CRED(3)NAMEgss_inquire_cred — Obtain information about a credential
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,
Obtains information about a credential.
minor_status Mechanism specific status code.
cred_handle A handle that refers to the target credential. Specify
GSS_C_NO_CREDENTIAL to inquire about the default initiator
name The name whose identity the credential asserts. Storage
associated with this name should be freed by the applica‐
tion after use with a call to gss_release_name(). Specify
NULL if not required.
lifetime 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.
cred_usage How the credential may be used. One of the following:
Specify NULL if not required.
mechanisms Set of mechanisms supported by the credential. Storage
associated with this OID set must be freed by the applica‐
tion after use with a call to gss_release_oid_set(). Spec‐
ify NULL if not required.
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
SEE ALSOgss_release_name(3), gss_release_oid_set(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_inquire_cred function first appeared in FreeBSD 7.0.
John Wray, Iris Associates
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