libssh2_channel_process_startup - Man Page

request a shell on a channel


#include <libssh2.h>

int libssh2_channel_process_startup(LIBSSH2_CHANNEL *channel,
                                    const char *request,
                                    unsigned int request_len,
                                    const char *message,
                                    unsigned int message_len);


channel - Active session channel instance.

request - Type of process to startup. The SSH2 protocol currently  defines shell, exec, and subsystem as standard process services.

request_len - Length of request parameter.

message - Request specific message data to include.

message_len - Length of message parameter.

Initiate a request on a session type channel such as returned by libssh2_channel_open_ex(3)

Return Value

Return 0 on success or negative on failure.  It returns LIBSSH2_ERROR_EAGAIN when it would otherwise block. While LIBSSH2_ERROR_EAGAIN is a negative number, it isn't really a failure per se.


LIBSSH2_ERROR_ALLOC -  An internal memory allocation call failed.

LIBSSH2_ERROR_SOCKET_SEND - Unable to send data on socket.


See Also


Referenced By

libssh2_channel_exec(3), libssh2_channel_shell(3), libssh2_channel_subsystem(3).

1 Jun 2007 libssh2 0.15 libssh2 manual