MIT Kerberos Documentation

krb5_init_creds_init - Create a context for acquiring initial credentials.

krb5_error_code krb5_init_creds_init(krb5_context context, krb5_principal client, krb5_prompter_fct prompter, void * data, krb5_deltat start_time, krb5_get_init_creds_opt * options, krb5_init_creds_context * ctx)

[in] context - Library context

[in] client - Client principal to get initial creds for

[in] prompter - Prompter callback

[in] data - Prompter callback argument

[in] start_time - Time when credentials become valid (0 for now)

[in] options - Options structure (NULL for default)

[out] ctx - New initial credentials context

  • 0 Success; otherwise - Kerberos error codes

This function creates a new context for acquiring initial credentials. Use krb5_init_creds_free() to free ctx when it is no longer needed.