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DPNS_GETUSRBYNAM(3) DPNS Library Functions DPNS_GETUSRBYNAM(3)

[1mNAME[0m
dpns_getusrbynam - get virtual uid associated with a given user name

[1mSYNOPSIS[0m
[1m#include <sys/types.h>[0m
[1m#include "dpns_api.h"[0m

[1mint dpns_getusrbynam (char *[4m[22musername[24m[1m, uid_t *[4m[22muid[24m[1m)[0m

[1mDESCRIPTION[0m
[1mdpns_getusrbynam [22mgets the virtual uid associated with a given user
name.

[4musername[0m
specifies the user name. It must be at most 255 characters
long.

[4muid[24m specifies the address of a buffer to receive the Virtual User
Id.

[1mRETURN VALUE[0m
This routine returns 0 if the operation was successful or -1 if the
operation failed. In the latter case, [1mserrno [22mis set appropriately.

[1mERRORS[0m
[1mEFAULT [4m[22musername[24m or [4muid[24m is a NULL pointer.

[1mEINVAL [22mThis user name does not exist in the internal mapping ta-
ble or the length of [4musername[24m exceeds 255.

[1mSENOSHOST [22mHost unknown.

[1mSENOSSERV [22mService unknown.

[1mSECOMERR [22mCommunication error.

[1mENSNACT [22mName server is not running or is being shutdown.

DPNS $Date: 2005/10/19 11:30:57 $ DPNS_GETUSRBYNAM(3)

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