GETAUID(2) MidnightBSD System Calls Manual GETAUID(2)

NAME

getauid — retrieve audit session ID

SYNOPSIS

#include <bsm/audit.h>

int

getauid(au_id_t *auid);

DESCRIPTION

The getauid() system call retrieves the active audit session ID for the current process via the au_id_t pointed to by auid.

This system call requires an appropriate privilege to complete.

RETURN VALUES

Upon successful completion, the value 0 is returned; otherwise the value −1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.

SEE ALSO

audit(2), auditon(2), getaudit(2), getaudit_addr(2), setaudit(2), setaudit_addr(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