MIT Kerberos Documentation

krb5_mk_priv - Format a KRB-PRIV message.

krb5_error_code krb5_mk_priv(krb5_context context, krb5_auth_context auth_context, const krb5_data * userdata, krb5_data * outbuf, krb5_replay_data * outdata)

[in] context - Library context

[inout] auth_context - Authentication context

[in] userdata - User data for KRB-PRIV message

[out] outbuf - Formatted KRB-PRIV message

[out] outdata - Replay cache handle (NULL if not needed)

  • 0 Success; otherwise - Kerberos error codes

This function is similar to krb5_mk_safe() , but the message is encrypted and integrity-protected, not just integrity-protected.

The local address in auth_context must be set, and is used to form the sender address used in the KRB-SAFE message. The remote address is optional; if specified, it will be used to form the receiver address used in the message.


If the KRB5_AUTH_CONTEXT_RET_TIME or KRB5_AUTH_CONTEXT_RET_SEQUENCE flag is set in auth_context , the outdata is required.

The flags from auth_context specify whether sequence numbers or timestamps will be used to identify the message. Valid values are: