NAMEgetauid - retrieve audit session ID
SYNOPSIS#include <bsm/audit.h> int getauid(au_id_t *auid);
DESCRIPTIONThe 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 VALUESUpon successful completion, the value 0 is returned; otherwise the value -1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.
ERRORSThe getauid() function will fail if: [EFAULT] A failure occurred while data transferred from the kernel failed. [EPERM] The process does not have sufficient permission to complete the operation.
SEE ALSOaudit(2), auditon(2), getaudit(2), getaudit_addr(2), setaudit(2), setaudit_addr(2), setauid(2), libbsm(3)
HISTORYThe 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.
AUTHORSThis 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>. GETAUID(2)