AUDIT_LOG_USER_MESSAGE(3) Linux Audit API AUDIT_LOG_USER_MESSAGE(3)

NAME audit_log_user_message - log a general user message

SYNOPSIS #include <libaudit.h>

int audit_log_user_message(int audit_fd, int type, const char *message, const char *hostname, const char *addr, const char *tty, int result)

DESCRIPTION This function will log a message to the audit system using a predefined message format. This function should be used by all console apps that do not manipulate accounts or groups. The function parameters are as follows:

audit_fd - The fd returned by audit_open type - type of message, ex: AUDIT_USYS_CONFIG, AUDIT_USER_LOGIN message - the message text being sent hostname - the hostname if known, NULL if unknown addr - The network address of the user, NULL if unknown 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_comm_message(3), audit_log_acct_message(3), audit_log_user_avc_message(3), audit_log_semanage_message(3).

AUTHOR Steve Grubb

Red Hat Oct 2006 AUDIT_LOG_USER_MESSAGE(3)