GSS_IMPORT_SEC_CONTEXT(3GSS) Generic Security Services API Library Functions


NAME


gss_import_sec_context - import security context established by another
process

SYNOPSIS


cc [ flag... ] file... -lgss [ library... ]
#include <gssapi/gssapi.h>

OM_uint32 gss_import_sec_context(OM_uint32 *minor_status,
const gss_buffer_t interprocess_token,gss_ctx_id_t *context_handle);


DESCRIPTION


The gss_import_sec_context() function allows a process to import a
security context established by another process. A given interprocess
token can be imported only once. See gss_export_sec_context(3GSS).

PARAMETERS


The parameter descriptions for gss_import_sec_context() are as follows:

minor_status
A mechanism-specific status code.


interprocess_token
Token received from exporting process.


context_handle
Context handle of newly reactivated context.
Resources associated with this context handle must
be released by the application after use with a
call to gss_delete_sec_context(3GSS).


ERRORS


gss_import_sec_context() returns one of the following status codes:

GSS_S_COMPLETE
Successful completion.


GSS_S_NO_CONTEXT
The token did not contain a valid context
reference.


GSS_S_DEFECTIVE_TOKEN
The token was invalid.


GSS_S_UNAVAILABLE
The operation is unavailable.


GSS_S_UNAUTHORIZED
Local policy prevents the import of this context
by the current process.


GSS_S_FAILURE
The underlying mechanism detected an error for
which no specific GSS status code is defined.
The mechanism-specific status code reported by
means of the minor_status parameter details the
error condition.


ATTRIBUTES


See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:


+---------------+-----------------+
|ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
+---------------+-----------------+
|MT Level | Safe |
+---------------+-----------------+

SEE ALSO


gss_accept_sec_context(3GSS), gss_context_time(3GSS),
gss_delete_sec_context(3GSS), gss_export_sec_context(3GSS),
gss_init_sec_context(3GSS), gss_inquire_context(3GSS),
gss_process_context_token(3GSS), gss_wrap_size_limit(3GSS), attributes(5)


Solaris Security for Developers Guide


January 15, 2003 GSS_IMPORT_SEC_CONTEXT(3GSS)