GSS_RELEASE_CRED(3) Programmer's Manual GSS_RELEASE_CRED(3)NAMEgss_release_cred — Discard a credential handle
gss_release_cred(OM_uint32 *minor_status, gss_cred_id_t *cred_handle);
Informs GSS-API that the specified credential handle is no longer
required by the application, and frees associated resources. Implementa‐
tions are encouraged to set the cred_handle to GSS_C_NO_CREDENTIAL on
successful completion of this call.
minor_status Mechanism specific status code.
cred_handle Opaque handle identifying credential to be released. If
GSS_C_NO_CREDENTIAL is supplied, the routine will complete
successfully, but will do nothing.
Credentials could not be accessed
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_release_cred function first appeared in FreeBSD 7.0.
John Wray, Iris Associates
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