MIT Kerberos Documentation

krb5_k_create_key - Create a krb5_key from the enctype and key data in a keyblock.

krb5_error_code krb5_k_create_key(krb5_context context, const krb5_keyblock * key_data, krb5_key * out)

[in] context - Library context

[in] key_data - Keyblock

[out] out - Opaque key

  • 0 Success; otherwise - KRB5_BAD_ENCTYPE

The reference count on a key out is set to 1. Use krb5_k_free_key() to free out when it is no longer needed.