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sasl_client_new

Section: Simple Authentication Security Layer Library Functions (3SASL)
Updated: 27 Aug 2003
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NAME

sasl_client_new - create a new client authentication object  

SYNOPSIS

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

int sasl_client_new(const char *service, const char *serverFQDN, const char *iplocalport, const char *ipremoteport, const sasl_callback_t *prompt_supp, unsigned flags, sasl_conn_t **pconn);  

DESCRIPTION

Use the sasl_client_new() interface to create a new SASL context. This SASL context will be used for all SASL calls for one connection. The context handles both authentication and the integrity and encryption layers after authentication.  

PARAMETERS

service The registered name of the service that uses SASL, usually the protocol name, for example, IMAP.

serverFQDN The fully qualified domain name of the server, for example, serverhost.cmu.edu.

iplocalport The IP and port of the local side of the connection, or NULL. If iplocalport is NULL, mechanisms that require IP address information are disabled. The iplocalport string must be in one of the following formats:

a.b.c.d:port (IPv6)

[e:f:g:h:i:j:k:l]:port (IPv6)

[e:f:g:h:i:j:a.b.c.d]:port (IPv6)

a.b.c.d;port (IPv4)

e:f:g:h:i:j:k:l;port (IPv6)

e:f:g:h:i:j:a.b.c.d;port (IPv6)

ipremoteport The IP and port of the remote side of the connection, or NULL.

prompt_supp A list of the client interactions supported that are unique to this connection. If this parameter is NULL, the global callbacks specified in sasl_client_init(3SASL) are used.

flags Usage flags. For clients, the flag SASL_NEED_PROXY is available.

pconn The connection context allocated by the library. The pconn structure is used for all future SASL calls for this connection.

 

RETURN VALUES

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

ERRORS

SASL_OK The call to sasl_client_new() was successful.

SASL_NOMECH No mechanishm meets the requested properties.

SASL_BADPARAM There is an error in the configuration file or passed parameters.

SASL_NOMEM There is not enough memory to complete the operation.

All other error codes indicate an error situation that must be handled, or the authentication session should be quit. See sasl_errors(3SASL) for information on SASL error codes.  

ATTRIBUTES

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
AvailabilitySUNWlibsasl
Interface StabilityEvolving
MT-LevelSafe

 

SEE ALSO

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


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
PARAMETERS
RETURN VALUES
ERRORS
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO

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