nfs4_uid_to_name

nfs4_uid_to_name(3)        Library Functions Manual        nfs4_uid_to_name(3)



NAME
       nfs4_uid_to_name, nfs4_gid_to_name, nfs4_name_to_uid, nfs4_name_to_gid,
       nfs4_init_name_mapping, nfs4_get_default_domain, nfs4_gss_princ_to_ids,
       nfs4_gss_princ_to_grouplist, nfs4_gss_princ_to_ids_ex,
       nfs4_gss_princ_to_grouplist_ex, nfs4_set_debug - ID mapping routines
       used for NFSv4

SYNOPSIS
       #include <nfs4_idmap.h>

       int nfs4_init_name_mapping(char *conffile);

       int nfs4_get_default_domain(char *server, char *domain, size_t len);

       int nfs4_uid_to_name(uid_t uid, char *domain, char *name, size_t len);

       int nfs4_uid_to_owner(uid_t uid, char *domain, char *name, size_t len);

       int nfs4_gid_to_name(gid_t gid, char *domain, char *name, size_t len);

       int nfs4_gid_to_owner(gid_t gid, char *domain, char *name, size_t len);

       int nfs4_name_to_uid(char *name, uid_t *uid);

       int nfs4_name_to_gid(char *name, gid_t *gid);

       int nfs4_owner_to_uid(char *name, uid_t *uid);

       int nfs4_owner_to_gid(char *name, gid_t *gid);

       int nfs4_gss_princ_to_ids(char *secname, char *princ, uid_t *uid, gid_t
       *gid);

       int nfs4_gss_princ_to_grouplist(char *secname, char *princ, gid_t
       *groups, int *ngroups);

       int nfs4_gss_princ_to_ids_ex(char *secname, char *princ, uid_t *uid,
       gid_t *gid, extra_mapping_params **ex);

       int nfs4_gss_princ_to_grouplist_ex(char *secname, char *princ, gid_t
       *groups, int *ngroups, extra_mapping_params **ex);

       void nfs4_set_debug(int dbg_level, void (*logger)(const char *, ...));


DESCRIPTION
       NFSv4 uses names of the form user@domain.  To write code that helps the
       kernel map uid's (as rpc.idmapd does) or that processes NFSv4 ACLs, you
       need to be able to convert between NFSv4 names and local uids and gids.

       The nfs4_uid_to_name() and nfs4_gid_to_name() functions, given uid or
       gid and domain (as a null-terminated string), write the corresponding
       nfsv4 name into the buffer provided in name, which must be of length at
       least len.

       The nfs4_uid_to_owner() and nfs4_gid_to_group_owner() functions, given
       uid or gid and domain (as a null-terminated string), write the
       corresponding nfsv4 name into the buffer provided in name, which must
       be of length at least len.  If there is no valid mapping from uid or
       gid to name, then the numerical string representing uid or gid is
       returned instead.

       The nfs4_name_to_uid() and nfs4_name_to_gid() functions, given name (as
       a null-terminated string), return the corresponding uid or gid in the
       second parameter.

       The nfs4_owner_to_uid() and nfs4_group_owner_to_gid() functions, given
       name (as a null-terminated string), return the corresponding uid or gid
       in the second parameter.  If there is no valid mapping from name to uid
       or gid the value for the user or group "nobody" will be returned
       instead.

       The nfs4_init_name_mapping() function must be called before using any
       of these functions.  It reads defaults from the configuration file at
       the provided path, usually "etc/idmapd.conf".

       The domain argument to the id-to-name functions is there to provide a
       hint to the name mapper in the case where an id might be mapped to
       names in multiple domains.  In most cases, this argument should just be
       the name returned in the domain argument to nfs4_get_default_domain()
       which should be called with server set to NULL.  The domain should be a
       buffer of length len.  The constant NFS4_MAX_DOMAIN_LEN may be used to
       determine a reasonable value for that length.

       The function nfs4_get_grouplist(), given a name, fills the provided
       array groups with up to *ngroups group IDs corresponding to which the
       user name belongs to, setting *ngroups to the actual number of such
       groups.  If the user belongs to more than *ngroups groups, then an
       error is returned and the actual number of groups is stored in
       *ngroups.

       Functions nfs4_gss_princ_to_ids(), nfs4_gss_princ_to_grouplist(),
       nfs4_gss_princ_to_ids_ex(), and nfs4_gss_princ_to_grouplist_ex() are
       used to convert from a gss principal name (as returned by
       gss_display_name()) to a uid and gid, or list of gids.

       Finally, nfs4_set_debug() allows the application to set a debugging
       level to produce extra debugging information from within the library.
       The optional logger function specifies an alternative logging function
       to call for the debug messages rather than the default internal
       function within the library.

RETURN VALUE
       All functions return 0 or, in the case of error, -ERRNO.



                                  2004-08-05               nfs4_uid_to_name(3)