GETAUDIT(2) MidnightBSD System Calls Manual GETAUDIT(2)

NAME

getaudit, getaudit_addr — retrieve audit session state

SYNOPSIS

#include <bsm/audit.h>

int

getaudit(auditinfo_t *auditinfo);

int

getaudit_addr(auditinfo_addr_t *auditinfo_addr, u_int length);

DESCRIPTION

The getaudit() system call retrieves the active audit session state for the current process via the auditinfo_t pointed to by auditinfo. The getaudit_addr() system call retrieves extended state via auditinfo_addr and length.

These system calls require an appropriate privilege to complete.

RETURN VALUES

The getaudit() and getaudit_addr() functions return the value 0 if successful; otherwise the value −1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.

SEE ALSO

audit(2), auditon(2), getauid(2), setaudit(2), setauid(2), libbsm(3)

HISTORY

The OpenBSM implementation was created by McAfee Research, the security division of McAfee Inc., under contract to Apple Computer Inc. in 2004. It was subsequently adopted by the TrustedBSD Project as the foundation for the OpenBSM distribution.

AUTHORS

This software was created by McAfee Research, the security research division of McAfee, Inc., under contract to Apple Computer Inc. Additional authors include Wayne Salamon, Robert Watson, and SPARTA Inc.

The Basic Security Module (BSM) interface to audit records and audit event stream format were defined by Sun Microsystems.

This manual page was written by Robert Watson 〈rwatson@FreeBSD.org〉.

MidnightBSD 0.3 April 19, 2005 MidnightBSD 0.3