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AIX Version 4.3 Communications Technical Reference, Volume 1

xdr_opaque_auth Subroutine


Describes RPC authentication messages.


C Library (libc.a)


#include <rpc/rpc.h>
xdr_opaque_auth (xdrs, ap)
XDR *xdrs;
struct opaque_auth *ap;


The xdr_opaque_auth subroutine describes Remote Procedure Call (RPC) authentication information messages. It generates RPC authentication message data without using the RPC program.


xdrs Points to the eXternal Data Representation (XDR) stream handle.
ap Points to the structure that contains the authentication information.

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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