MIT Kerberos Documentation

krb5_cc_retrieve_cred - Retrieve a specified credentials from a credential cache.

krb5_error_code krb5_cc_retrieve_cred(krb5_context context, krb5_ccache cache, krb5_flags flags, krb5_creds * mcreds, krb5_creds * creds)

[in] context - Library context

[in] cache - Credential cache handle

[in] flags - Flags bit mask

[in] mcreds - Credentials to match

[out] creds - Credentials matching the requested value

  • 0 Success; otherwise - Kerberos error codes

This function searches a credential cache for credentials matching mcreds and returns it if found.

Valid values for flags are:

Use krb5_free_cred_contents() to free creds when it is no longer needed.