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gss_export_sec_context(3)				     Library Functions Manual					 gss_export_sec_context(3)

gss_export_sec_context() - transfer a security context to another process on a single machine SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION The deactivates the security context for the calling process and creates an interprocess token which, when passed to in another process, will re-activate the context in the second process. Only a single instantiation of a given context may be active at any one time; a subsequent attempt by a context exporter to access the exported security context will fail. is created such that it is functionally identical to the original context. If creation of the interprocess token is successful, the implementation shall deallocate all process-wide resources associated with the security context, and set the context_handle to The ability to transfer a security context is indicated when the context is created, by or setting the bit in their ret_flags parameter. Input Parameters context_handle Specifies the context handle identifying the context to transfer. interprocess_token Specifies the token to be transferred to target process. Output Parameters minor_status Returns a status code from the security mechanism. STATUS CODES
The following status codes can be returned: The routine was completed successfully. The context has expired The supplied context handle did not refer to a valid context. The operation is not supported. AUTHOR
was developed by Sun Microsystems, Inc. SEE ALSO
gss_import_sec_context(3). The manpages for DCE-GSSAPI are included with the DCE-CoreTools product. To see those manpages add to gss_export_sec_context(3)

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