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GSS_IMPORT_NAME(3)						Programmer's Manual						GSS_IMPORT_NAME(3)

gss_import_name -- Convert a contiguous string name to internal-form
#include <gssapi/gssapi.h> OM_uint32 gss_import_name(OM_uint32 *minor_status, const gss_buffer_t input_name_buffer, const gss_OID input_name_type, gss_name_t *output_name);
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 contiguous 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. input_name_buffer Buffer containing contiguous string name to convert. input_name_type 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().
GSS_S_COMPLETE Successful completion GSS_S_BAD_NAMETYPE The input_name_type was unrecognized GSS_S_BAD_NAME The input_name parameter could not be interpreted as a name of the specified type GSS_S_BAD_MECH The input name-type was GSS_C_NT_EXPORT_NAME, but the mechanism contained within the input-name is not supported
RFC 2743 Generic Security Service Application Program Interface Version 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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