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GSS_GET_MIC(3)							Programmer's Manual						    GSS_GET_MIC(3)

gss_get_mic, gss_sign -- Calculate a cryptographic message integrity code (MIC) for a message; integrity service SYNOPSIS
#include <gssapi/gssapi.h> OM_uint32 gss_get_mic(OM_uint32 *minor_status, const gss_ctx_id_t context_handle, gss_qop_t qop_req, const gss_buffer_t message_buffer, gss_buffer_t msg_token); OM_uint32 gss_sign(OM_uint32 *minor_status, const gss_ctx_id_t context_handle, gss_qop_t qop_req, gss_buffer_t message_buffer, gss_buffer_t msg_token); DESCRIPTION
Generates a cryptographic MIC for the supplied message, and places the MIC in a token for transfer to the peer application. The qop_req parameter allows a choice between several cryptographic algorithms, if supported by the chosen mechanism. Since some application-level protocols may wish to use tokens emitted by gss_wrap() to provide "secure framing", implementations must support derivation of MICs from zero-length messages. The gss_sign() routine is an obsolete variant of gss_get_mic(). It is provided for backwards compatibility with applications using the GSS- API V1 interface. A distinct entrypoint (as opposed to #define) is provided, both to allow GSS-API V1 applications to link and to retain the slight parameter type differences between the obsolete versions of this routine and its current form. PARAMETERS
minor_status Mechanism specific status code. context_handle Identifies the context on which the message will be sent. qop_req Specifies requested quality of protection. Callers are encouraged, on portability grounds, to accept the default quality of protection offered by the chosen mechanism, which may be requested by specifying GSS_C_QOP_DEFAULT for this parameter. If an unsupported protection strength is requested, gss_get_mic() will return a major_status of GSS_S_BAD_QOP. message_buffer Message to be protected. msg_token Buffer to receive token. The application must free storage associated with this buffer after use with a call to gss_release_buffer(). RETURN VALUES
GSS_S_COMPLETE Successful completion GSS_S_CONTEXT_EXPIRED The context has already expired GSS_S_NO_CONTEXT The context_handle parameter did not identify a valid context GSS_S_BAD_QOP The specified QOP is not supported by the mechanism SEE ALSO
gss_release_buffer(3), gss_wrap(3) STANDARDS
RFC 2743 Generic Security Service Application Program Interface Version 2, Update 1 RFC 2744 Generic Security Service API Version 2 : C-bindings HISTORY
The gss_get_mic function first appeared in FreeBSD 7.0. AUTHORS
John Wray, Iris Associates COPYRIGHT
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