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AUDIT_LOG_ACCT_MESSAGE

AUDIT_LOG_ACCT_MESSAGE

Section: Linux Audit API (3) Updated: Oct 2006
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NAME

audit_log_acct_message - log a user account message  

SYNOPSIS

#include <libaudit.h>

int audit_log_acct_message(int audit_fd, int type, const char *pgname, const char *op, const char *name, unsigned int id, const char *host, const char *addr, const char *tty, int result)

 

DESCRIPTION

This function will log a message to the audit system using a predefined message format. It should be used for all account manipulation operations. The function parameters are as follows:

audit_fd - The fd returned by audit_open
type - type of message: AUDIT_USER_CHAUTHTOK for changing any account attributes.
pgname - program's name, if NULL will attempt to figure out
op  -  operation. Ex: "adding user", "changing finger info", "deleting group"
name - user's account or group name. If not available use NULL.
id  -  uid or gid that the operation is being performed on. This is used only when user is NULL.
host - The hostname if known
addr - The network address of the user
tty  - The tty of the user, if NULL will attempt to figure out
result - 1 is "success" and 0 is "failed"

It returns the sequence number which is > 0 on success or <= 0 on error.

 

ERRORS

This function returns -1 on failure. Examine errno for more info.

 

SEE ALSO

audit_log_user_message(3), audit_log_user_comm_message(3), audit_log_user_avc_message(3), audit_log_semanage_message(3).

 

AUTHOR

Steve Grubb


 

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