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get_seed_es

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NAME

get_seed_es - Obtain a drand48 seed value for an extended profile (Enhanced Security)  

LIBRARY

Security Library (libsecurity.so)

 

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/security.h>
#include <prot.h>

long get_seed_es(
       struct es_passwd *prpwd);
 

PARAMETERS

prpwd
Specifies a pointer to the protected profile structure (prpasswd)
 

DESCRIPTION

Returns a hashed value of the protected profile for use in random-number generation, such as that used with lrand48 or drand48 and so forth. The get_seed_es() function is used by the login and passwd commands under ENHANCED security to initialize the seed value for password generation.  

RETURN VALUES

The computed hash value for the extended profile.  

RELATED INFORMATION

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