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AUDIT_OPEN(3) - man page online | library functions

Open a audit netlink socket connection.

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Oct 2006
AUDIT_OPEN(3)                            Linux Audit API                            AUDIT_OPEN(3)

NAME

audit_open - Open a audit netlink socket connection

SYNOPSIS

#include <libaudit.h> int audit_open (void);

DESCRIPTION

audit_open creates a NETLINK_AUDIT socket for communication with the kernel part of the Linux Audit Subsystem. The audit system uses the ACK feature of netlink. This means that every message to the kernel will return a netlink status packet even if the operation suc‐ ceeds.

RETURN VALUE

Returns -1 if an error occurs; otherwise, the return value is a descriptor referencing the socket.

ERRORS

The audit_open() function may fail and set errno for any of the errors specified for the socket(2) and fcntl(2) routines.

SEE ALSO

netlink(7).

AUTHOR

Steve Grubb
Red Hat Oct 2006 AUDIT_OPEN(3)
This manual Reference Other manuals
audit_open(3) referred by audit_get_reply(3) | audit_request_rules_list_data(3) | audit_request_signal_info(3) | audit_request_status(3) | audit_set_backlog_limit(3) | audit_set_backlog_wait_time(3) | audit_set_failure(3) | audit_set_pid(3) | audit_set_rate_limit(3) | get_auditfail_action(3) | set_aumessage_mode(3)
refer to fcntl(2) | netlink(7) | socket(2)