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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     krb5_sname_to_principal, krb5_sock_to_principal -  create  a
service principal

LIBRARY    [Toc]    [Back]

     Kerberos 5 Library (libkrb5, -lkrb5)

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     #include <krb5.h>

     krb5_sname_to_principal(krb5_context   context,  const  char
             const  char  *sname,  int32_t  type,  krb5_principal

     krb5_sock_to_principal(krb5_context context, int socket,
             const  char  *sname,  int32_t  type,  krb5_principal

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     These functions create a ``service'' principal that can, for
instance, be
     used  to  lookup  a key in a keytab. For both these function
the sname parameter
 will be used for the first component of the  created
principal. If
     sname    is   NULL,   ``host''   will   be   used   instead.
     will use the passed hostname for the  second  component.  If
     KRB5_NT_SRV_HST   this   name   will   be   looked  up  with
gethostbyname().  If
     hostname is NULL, the local hostname will be used.

     krb5_sock_to_principal() will use the  ``sockname''  of  the
passed socket,
     which should be a bound AF_INET socket.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

     krb5_425_conv_principal(3), krb5_build_principal(3),
     krb5_free_principal(3),     krb5_parse_name(3),     krb5_unparse_name(3)

 HEIMDAL                              August       8,        1997
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