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AIX Version 4.3 Communications Technical Reference, Volume 1

xdr_authunix_parms Subroutine


Describes UNIX-style credentials.


C Library (libc.a)


#include <rpc/rpc.h>
xdr_authunix_parms (xdrs, app)
XDR *xdrs;
struct authunix_parms *app;


The xdr_authunix_parms subroutine describes UNIX-style credentials. This subroutine generates credentials without using the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) authentication program.


xdrs Points to the eXternal Data Representation (XDR) stream handle.
app Points to the structure that contains the UNIX-style authentication credentials.

Return Values

Upon successful completion, this subroutine returns a value of 1. If unsuccessful, it returns a value of 0.

Implementation Specifics

This subroutine is part of Base Operating System (BOS) Runtime.

Related Information

List of RPC Programming References.

eXternal Data Representation (XDR) Overview for Programming and Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Overview for Programming in AIX Version 4.3 Communications Programming Concepts.

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