sasl_listmech man page

sasl_listmech — Retrieve a list of the supported SASL mechanisms

Synopsis

#include <sasl/sasl.h>

int sasl_listmech(sasl_conn_t *conn, 
 const char *user, 
 const char *prefix, 
 const char *sep, 
 const char *suffix, 
 const char **result, 
 unsigned *plen, 
 int *pcount);

Description

sasl_listmech() returns a string listing the SASL names of all the mechanisms available to the specified user. This is typically given to the client through a capability command or initial server response. Client applications need this list so that they know what mechanisms the server supports.

conn the SASL context for this connection user (optional) restricts the mechanism list to only those available to the user. prefix appended to beginning of result sep appended between mechanisms suffix appended to end of result result NULL terminated result string (allocated/freed by library) plen length of result filled in by library. May be NULL pcount Number of mechanisms available (filled in by library). May be NULL

Example:

sasl_listmech(conn,NULL,"(",",",")",&mechlist,NULL,NULL);

may give the string 
(ANONYMOUS,KERBEROS_V4,DIGEST-MD5)
as a result

Return Value

Returns SASL_OK on success. SASL error code on failure.

Conforming to

RFC 4422

See Also

sasl(3), sasl_errors(3), sasl_server_new(3), sasl_client_new(3)

Referenced By

sasl(3), sasl_global_listmech(3).

10 July 2001 SASL SASL man pages