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audgenl(3x)															       audgenl(3x)

       audgenl - generate an audit record


       int audgenl (event [ ,token_type, token_val] ... , 0 )
       unsigned event;

	 An integer that indicates the event type of the operation being audited.

	 A type and value pair defining the data to be placed in the audit record.

       This routine is an interface to the system call.  It accepts a variable number of arguments describing the event and audit data, then calls
       with the appropriate parameters to generate the audit record.  This routine is found in the library and is loaded with the -laud option.

       The argument event is an integer indicating the event type of the operation being audited, as defined in The value of event must be between
       MIN_TRUSTED_EVENT and MIN_TRUSTED_EVENT + N_TRUSTED_EVENTS-1, as defined in The argument pairs containing token_type and token_val describe
       the data that is to be placed into the audit record.  The argument token_type describes the type of data, as defined in

       The argument token_val should be set to the value of the token when the token is represented by an int or short data type, or be a  pointer
       to the data described by the token when the token references a character string.

       The system call is privileged.

       The maximum number of token_type, token_val pairs allowed is 8.

Return Values
       On  successful  completion, a value of 0 is returned.  Otherwise, a value of -1 is returned and the global integer variable errno is set to
       indicate the error.

       [EACCES] 	 The user is not privileged for this operation.

       [EINVAL] 	 The value supplied for an argument is invalid.

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audgen - generate an audit record SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/audit.h> audgen( int event, char *tokenp, char *argv[], char *userbuff, long *size); DESCRIPTION
The system call generates an audit record. The argument event is an integer indicating the event type of the operation being audited (see The value of event must be between one of the following values: MIN_TRUSTED_EVENT and MIN_TRUSTED_EVENT + N_TRUSTED_EVENTS -1 MIN_SITE_EVENT and MIN_SITE_EVENT + n_site_events -1 The number of site-defined events, n_site_events, is determined by the sysconfig sec parameter audit_site_events. Use sysconfig -q sec to view the security configuration controlled by /etc/sysconfigtab. See aud_sitevent(3) and aud_sitevent_num(3) for information on mapping site-defined event names and event numbers. The tokenp argument is a null-terminated array of token_type (see each of which represents the type of argument referenced by the corre- sponding *argv argument. The argv argument is a pointer to an array containing either the actual arguments or pointers to those arguments that are to be recorded in the audit record. A pointer to the actual argument is placed in that array when the argument is a string, array, or other variable length structure. Arguments represented as an int or a long are placed directly in that array. The available public tokens are listed in the audit.h file. If size is nonzero, *size is the size of userbuff provided to audgen, and the audit record created is not passed into the system audit data stream, but is copied out to userbuff. On return, *size is updated to the number of bytes of data placed into userbuff. If the size of the audit record exceeds *size, then errno is set to E2BIG. Applications can use this feature to create their own audit records. RESTRICTIONS
The call is a privileged system call. No record is generated for the system audit data stream if the specified event is not being audited for the current process. The maximum number of arguments referenced by argv is AUD_NPARAM (128) with no more than 8 of any one token_type. RETURN VALUES
Upon successful completion, returns a value of 0. Otherwise, it returns a value of -1 and sets the global integer variable errno to indi- cate the error. ERRORS
The system call fails under the following conditions: [EACCES] The user is not privileged for this operation. [EINVAL] The value supplied for the event, tokenp, or argv argument is invalid. [E2BIG] The audit record exceeds the audit buffer size. [ENOSYS] Indicates an attempt to use a system call that is not configured. [EIO] The tokenmask data is invalid. [EIO] The size argument is non-zero, and the userbuff argument is invalid. [EFAULT] A value referenced by the argv argument is invalid. RELATED INFORMATION
Functions: audgenl(3), aud_sitevent(3), aud_sitevent_num(3) Commands: audgen(8) Security delim off audgen(2)
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