RPC_GSS_SET_DEFAULTS(3NSL) Networking Services Library Functions


NAME


rpc_gss_set_defaults - change service, QOP for a session

SYNOPSIS


#include <rpc/rpcsec_gss.h>

bool_t rpc_gss_set_defaults(AUTH *auth, rpc_gss_service_t service, char *qop);


DESCRIPTION


rpc_gss_set_defaults() allows an application to change the service
(privacy, integrity, authentication, or none) and Quality of Protection
(QOP) for a transfer session. New values apply to the rest of the
session (unless changed again).

PARAMETERS


Information on RPCSEC_GSS data types for parameters may be found on the
rpcsec_gss(3NSL) man page.

auth
An RPC authentication handle returned by
rpc_gss_seccreate()).


service
An enum of type rpc_gss_service_t, representing one of the
following types of security service: authentication,
privacy, integrity, or none.


qop
A string representing Quality of Protection. Valid strings
may be found in the file /etc/gss/qop or by using
rpc_gss_get_mech_info().


RETURN VALUES


rpc_gss_set_svc_name() returns TRUE if it is successful; otherwise, use
rpc_gss_get_error() to get the error associated with the failure.

FILES


/etc/gss/qop
File containing valid QOPs


ATTRIBUTES


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


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

SEE ALSO


rpc(3NSL), rpc_gss_get_mech_info(3NSL), rpcsec_gss(3NSL), qop(4),
attributes(5)


ONC+ Developer's Guide


February 5, 2002 RPC_GSS_SET_DEFAULTS(3NSL)