SASL_SETPASS(3SASL) Simple Authentication Security Layer Library Functions


NAME


sasl_setpass - set the password for a user

SYNOPSIS


cc [ flag ... ] file ... -lsasl [ library ... ]
#include <sasl/sasl.h>

int sasl_setpass(sasl_conn_t *conn, const char *user, const char *pass,
unsigned passlen, const char *oldpass, unsigned oldpasslen,
unsigned flags);


DESCRIPTION


Use the sasl_setpass() interface to set passwords. sasl_setpass() uses
the SASL_CB_SERVER_USERDB_SETPASS callback, if one is supplied.
Additionally, if any server mechanism plugins supply a setpass callback,
the setpass callback would be called. None of the server mechanism
plugins currently supply a setpass callback.

PARAMETERS


conn
The SASL connection context


user
The username for which the password is set


pass
The password to set


passlen
The length of pass


oldpass
The old password, which is optional


oldpasslen
The length of oldpass, which is optional


flags
Refers to flags, including, SASL_SET_CREATE and
SASL_SET_DISABLE. Use these flags to create and disable
accounts.


RETURN VALUES


sasl_setpass() returns an integer that corresponds to a SASL error code.

ERRORS


SASL_OK
The call to sasl_setpass() was successful.


See sasl_errors(3SASL) for information on SASL error codes.

ATTRIBUTES


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


+--------------------+-----------------+
| ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
+--------------------+-----------------+
|Interface Stability | Evolving |
+--------------------+-----------------+
|MT-Level | MT-Safe |
+--------------------+-----------------+

SEE ALSO


sasl_errors(3SASL), sasl_getprop(3SASL), attributes(5)


October 15, 2003 SASL_SETPASS(3SASL)