AUDIT_LOG_ACCT_MESSAGE(3) Linux Audit API AUDIT_LOG_ACCT_MESSAGE(3)

NAME audit_log_acct_message - log a user account message

SYNOPSIS #include <libaudit.h>

int audit_log_acct_message(int audit_fd, int type, const char *pgname, const char *op, const char *name, unsigned int id, const char *host, const char *addr, const char *tty, int result)

DESCRIPTION This function will log a message to the audit system using a predefined message format. It should be used for all account manipulation opera- tions. The function parameters are as follows:

audit_fd - The fd returned by audit_open type - type of message: AUDIT_USER_CHAUTHTOK for changing any account attributes. pgname - programs name, if NULL will attempt to figure out op - operation. Ex: "adding user", "changing finger info", "deleting group" name - users account or group name. If not available use NULL. id - uid or gid that the operation is being performed on. If the user is unknown, pass a -1 and fill in the name parameter. This is used only when user is NULL. host - The hostname if known. If not available pass a NULL. addr - The network address of the user. If not available pass a NULL. tty - The tty of the user, if NULL will attempt to figure out result - 1 is "success" and 0 is "failed"

RETURN VALUE It returns the sequence number which is > 0 on success or <= 0 on error.

ERRORS This function returns -1 on failure. Examine errno for more info.

SEE ALSO audit_log_user_message(3), audit_log_user_comm_message(3), audit_log_user_avc_message(3), audit_log_semanage_message(3).

AUTHOR Steve Grubb

Red Hat Oct 2010 AUDIT_LOG_ACCT_MESSAGE(3)