audit_log_user_comm_message

AUDIT_LOG_USER_COMM_MESSAGE(3)  Linux Audit API AUDIT_LOG_USER_COMM_MESSAGE(3)



NAME
       audit_log_user_comm_message - log a user message from a console app

SYNOPSIS
       #include <libaudit.h>

       int audit_log_user_comm_message(int audit_fd, int type, const char
       *message, const char *comm, const char *hostname, const char *addr,
       const char *tty, int result)


DESCRIPTION
       This function will log a message to the audit system using a predefined
       message format. This function should be used by all non-ELF console
       apps that do not manipulate accounts, groups, or need to log execution
       of a script. An example would be a Python script recording an event.
       The function parameters are as follows:

       audit_fd - The fd returned by audit_open
       type - type of message, ex: AUDIT_USYS_CONFIG, AUDIT_USER_LOGIN
       message - the message text being sent
       comm - the program command line name, NULL if unknown
       hostname - the hostname if known, NULL if unknown
       addr - The network address of the user, NULL if unknown
       tty - The tty of the user, if NULL will attempt to figure out
       result - 1 is "success" and 0 is "failed"


RETURN VALUE
       It returns the sequence number which is > 0 on success or <= 0 on
       error.


ERRORS
       This function returns -1 on failure. Examine errno for more info.


SEE ALSO
       audit_log_user_message(3), audit_log_acct_message(3),
       audit_log_user_avc_message(3), audit_log_semanage_message(3).


AUTHOR
       Steve Grubb



Red Hat                            July 2016    AUDIT_LOG_USER_COMM_MESSAGE(3)