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DPNS_GETUSRBYNAM

DPNS_GETUSRBYNAM

Section: DPNS Library Functions (3) Updated: $Date: 2005/10/19 11:30:57 $
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NAME

dpns_getusrbynam - get virtual uid associated with a given user name  

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/types.h>
#include "dpns_api.h"

int dpns_getusrbynam (char *username, uid_t *uid)  

DESCRIPTION

dpns_getusrbynam gets the virtual uid associated with a given user name.
username
specifies the user name. It must be at most 255 characters long.
uid
specifies the address of a buffer to receive the Virtual User Id.
 

RETURN VALUE

This routine returns 0 if the operation was successful or -1 if the operation failed. In the latter case, serrno is set appropriately.  

ERRORS

EFAULT
username or uid is a NULL pointer.
EINVAL
This user name does not exist in the internal mapping table or the length of username exceeds 255.
SENOSHOST
Host unknown.
SENOSSERV
Service unknown.
SECOMERR
Communication error.
ENSNACT
Name server is not running or is being shutdown.


 

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