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getpeername

Section: Sockets Library Functions (3SOCKET)
Updated: 26 Mar 1998
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NAME

getpeername - get name of connected peer  

SYNOPSIS

cc [ flag ... ] file ... -lsocket -lnsl [ library ... ]
#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/socket.h>

int getpeername(int s, struct sockaddr *name, socklen_t *namelen);  

DESCRIPTION

getpeername() returns the name of the peer connected to socket s. The int pointed to by the namelen parameter should be initialized to indicate the amount of space pointed to by name. On return it contains the actual size of the name returned (in bytes), prior to any truncation. The name is truncated if the buffer provided is too small.  

RETURN VALUES

If successful, getpeername() returns 0; otherwise it returns -1 and sets errno to indicate the error.  

ERRORS

The call succeeds unless:

EBADF The argument s is not a valid descriptor.

ENOMEM There was insufficient user memory for the operation to complete.

ENOSR There were insufficient STREAMS resources available for the operation to complete.

ENOTCONN The socket is not connected.

ENOTSOCK The argument s is not a socket.

 

ATTRIBUTES

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

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
MT-LevelSafe

 

SEE ALSO

accept(3SOCKET), bind(3SOCKET), getsockname(3SOCKET), socket(3SOCKET), attributes(5), socket.h(3HEAD)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
ERRORS
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO

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