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rpc_create(9) [centos man page]

RPC_CREATE(9)							 Linux Networking						     RPC_CREATE(9)

NAME
rpc_create - create an RPC client and transport with one call SYNOPSIS
struct rpc_clnt * rpc_create(struct rpc_create_args * args); ARGUMENTS
args rpc_clnt create argument structure DESCRIPTION
Creates and initializes an RPC transport and an RPC client. It can ping the server in order to determine if it is up, and to see if it supports this program and version. RPC_CLNT_CREATE_NOPING disables this behavior so asynchronous tasks can also use rpc_create. COPYRIGHT
Kernel Hackers Manual 3.10 June 2014 RPC_CREATE(9)

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rpc_xdr(3)						     Library Functions Manual							rpc_xdr(3)

NAME
rpc_xdr, xdr_accepted_reply, xdr_authunix_parms, xdr_callhdr, xdr_callmsg, xdr_opaque_auth, xdr_rejected_reply, xdr_replymsg - XDR library routines for ONC remote procedure calls SYNOPSIS
#include <rpc/xdr.h> xdr_accepted_reply( XDR *xdrs, struct accepted_reply *ar); xdr_authunix_parms( XDR *xdrs, struct authunix_parms *aupp); void xdr_callhdr( XDR *xdrs, struct rpc_msg *chdr); xdr_callmsg( XDR *xdrs, struct rpc_msg *cmsg); xdr_opaque_auth( XDR *xdrs, struct opaque_auth *ap); xdr_rejected_reply( XDR *xdrs, struct rejected_reply *rr); xdr_replymsg( XDR *xdrs, struct rpc_msg *rmsg); DESCRIPTION
These routines allow C programs to make procedure calls on other machines across the network. First, the client calls a procedure to send a data packet to the server. Upon receipt of the packet, the server calls a dispatch routine to perform the requested service, and then sends back a reply. Finally, the procedure call returns to the client. Unless otherwise indicated, the routines described in this reference page are thread safe (that is, they can be used safely in a multi- threaded environment). Routines that are not thread safe are flagged as such. Encodes RPC reply messages. This routine is useful for users who wish to generate RPC-style messages without using the RPC package. Describes UNIX credentials. This routine is useful for users who wish to generate these credentials without using the RPC authentication package. Describes RPC call header messages. This routine is useful for users who wish to generate RPC-style messages without using the RPC package. Describes RPC call messages. This routine is use- ful for users who wish to generate RPC-style messages without using the RPC package. Describes RPC authentication information messages. This routine is useful for users who wish to generate RPC-style messages without using the RPC package. Describes RPC reply messages. This routine is useful for users who want to generate RPC-style messages without using the RPC package. Describes RPC reply messages. This routine is useful for users who want to generate RPC-style messages without using the RPC package. RELATED INFORMATION
rpc_clnt(3), rpc_misc(3), rpc_svc(3), xdr(3) Remote Procedure Calls: Protocol Specifications - RFC 1050 delim off rpc_xdr(3)

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