MIT Kerberos Documentation

krb5_mk_req - Create a KRB_AP_REQ message.

krb5_error_code krb5_mk_req(krb5_context context, krb5_auth_context * auth_context, krb5_flags ap_req_options, const char * service, const char * hostname, krb5_data * in_data, krb5_ccache ccache, krb5_data * outbuf)

[in] context - Library context

[inout] auth_context - Pre-existing or newly created auth context

[in] ap_req_options - Options (see AP_OPTS macros)

[in] service - Service name, or NULL to use “host”

[in] hostname - Host name, or NULL to use local hostname

[in] in_data - Application data to be checksummed in the authenticator, or NULL

[in] ccache - Credential cache used to obtain credentials for the desired service.

[out] outbuf - AP-REQ message

  • 0 Success; otherwise - Kerberos error codes

This function is similar to krb5_mk_req_extended() except that it uses a given hostname , service , and ccache to construct a service principal name and obtain credentials.

Use krb5_free_data_contents() to free outbuf when it is no longer needed.