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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for setauuser (opensolaris section 3bsm)

getauusernam(3BSM)				      Security and Auditing Library Functions					getauusernam(3BSM)

NAME
getauusernam, getauuserent, setauuser, endauuser, getauusernam_r, getauuserent_r - get audit_user entry
SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag... ] file... -lbsm -lsocket -lnsl [ library... ] #include <sys/param.h> #include <bsm/libbsm.h> struct au_user_ent *getauusernam(const char *name); struct au_user_ent *getauuserent(void); void setauuser(void); void endauuser(void); struct au_user_ent *getauusernam_r(au_user_ent_t *u, const char *name); struct au_user_ent *getauuserent_r(au_user_ent_t *u);
DESCRIPTION
The getauuserent(), getauusernam(), getauuserent_r(), and getauusernam_r() functions each return an audit_user entry. Entries can come from any of the sources specified in the /etc/nsswitch.conf file (see nsswitch.conf(4)). The getauusernam() and getauusernam_r() functions search for an audit_user entry with a given login name name. The getauuserent() and getauuserent_r() functions enumerate audit_user entries; successive calls to these functions will return either suc- cessive audit_user entries or NULL. The setauuser() function "rewinds" to the beginning of the enumeration of audit_user entries. Calls to getauusernam() and getauusernam_r() may leave the enumeration in an indeterminate state, so setauuser() should be called before the first call to getauuserent() or getauuser- ent_r(). The endauuser() function may be called to indicate that audit_user processing is complete; the system may then close any open audit_user file, deallocate storage, and so forth. The getauuserent_r() and getauusernam_r() functions both take as an argument a pointer to an au_user_ent that is returned on successful function calls. The internal representation of an audit_user entry is an au_user_ent structure defined in <bsm/libbsm.h> with the following members: char *au_name; au_mask_t au_always; au_mask_t au_never;
RETURN VALUES
The getauusernam() function returns a pointer to a au_user_ent structure if it successfully locates the requested entry. Otherwise it returns NULL. The getauuserent() function returns a pointer to a au_user_ent structure if it successfully enumerates an entry. Otherwise it returns NULL, indicating the end of the enumeration.
USAGE
The functionality described on this manual page is available only if the Solaris Auditing has been enabled. See bsmconv(1M) for more information.
FILES
/etc/security/audit_user file that stores per-user audit event mask /etc/passwd file that stores user ID to username mappings
ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |MT-Safe with exceptions | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
SEE ALSO
bsmconv(1M), getpwnam(3C), audit_user(4), nsswitch.conf(4), passwd(4), attributes(5)
NOTES
All information for the getauuserent() and getauusernam() functions is contained in a static area, so it must be copied if it is to be saved. The getauusernam() and getauuserent() functions are Unsafe in multithreaded applications. The getauusernam_r() and getauuserent_r() func- tions provide the same functionality with interfaces that are MT-Safe. SunOS 5.11 31 Mar 2005 getauusernam(3BSM)