Section: DPNS Library Functions (3) Updated: $Date: 2007/02/26 09:48:48 $ Local index
dpns_getidmap - get virtual uid/gid(s) associated with a given dn/role(s)
int dpns_getidmap (const char *username,
const char **groupnames,
gets the virtual uid/gid(s) associated with a given dn/role(s).
If the dn or any of the roles does not exist yet in the Database an entry
is added to the mapping table.
specifies the user name (dn).
It must be at most 255 characters long.
is the number of group names.
is the address of an array of group names (vo/role).
Each group name must be at most 255 characters long.
This pointer can be NULL.
In this case the vo is obtained from a static mapping file.
specifies the address of a buffer to receive the Virtual User Id.
specifies the address of a buffer to receive the Virtual Group Ids.
It must be big enough to receive
group ids, but at least one group id in case
This routine returns 0 if the operation was successful or -1 if the operation
failed. In the latter case,
is set appropriately.
Memory could not be allocated in the server to receive the group names or
to send back the gids.
is a NULL pointer.
is negative or the length of
or of one of the group names exceeds 255.
Name server is not running or is being shutdown.
- RETURN VALUE
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