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FreeBSD 11.0 - man page for gss_release_cred (freebsd section 3)

GSS_RELEASE_CRED(3)						Programmer's Manual					       GSS_RELEASE_CRED(3)

gss_release_cred -- Discard a credential handle
#include <gssapi/gssapi.h> OM_uint32 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 success- fully, but will do nothing.
GSS_S_COMPLETE Successful completion GSS_S_NO_CRED Credentials could not be accessed
RFC 2743 Generic Security Service Application Program Interface Version 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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