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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for sasl_server_step (redhat section 3)

sasl_server_step(10 July 2001)							       sasl_server_step(10 July 2001)

NAME
sasl_server_step - Perform a step in the authentication negotiation
SYNOPSIS
#include <sasl/sasl.h> int sasl_server_step(sasl_conn_t *conn, const char *clientin, unsigned clientinlen, const char ** serverout, unsigned * serveroutlen);
DESCRIPTION
sasl_server_step() performs a step in the authentication negotiation. It returns SASL_OK if the whole negotia- tion is sucessful and SASL_CONTINUE if this step is ok but at least one more step is needed. conn is the SASL connection context clientin is the data given by the client (decoded if the protocol encodes requests sent over the wire) cli- entinlen is the length of clientin serverout and serveroutlen are set by the library and should be sent to the client.
RETURN VALUE
sasl_server_step returns an integer which corresponds to one of the SASL error codes. SASL_CONTINUE indicates sucess and that there are more steps needed in the authentication. SASL_OK indicates that the authentication is complete. All other return codes indicate errors and should either be handled or the authentication session should be quit.
CONFORMING TO
RFC 2222
SEE ALSO
sasl(3), sasl_errors(3), sasl_server_init(3), sasl_server_new(3), sasl_server_start(3) SASL man pages SASL sasl_server_step(10 July 2001)


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