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GSS_RELEASE_CRED(3)	      Programmer's Manual	   GSS_RELEASE_CRED(3)

NAME
     gss_release_cred -- Discard a credential handle

SYNOPSIS
     #include <gssapi/gssapi.h>

     OM_uint32
     gss_release_cred(OM_uint32	*minor_status, gss_cred_id_t *cred_handle);

DESCRIPTION
     Informs GSS-API that the specified	credential handle is no	longer re-
     quired by the application,	and frees associated resources.	 Implementa-
     tions are encouraged to set the cred_handle to GSS_C_NO_CREDENTIAL	on
     successful	completion of this call.

PARAMETERS
     minor_status  Mechanism specific status code.

     cred_handle   Opaque handle identifying credential	to be released.	 If
		   GSS_C_NO_CREDENTIAL is supplied, the	routine	will complete
		   successfully, but will do nothing.

RETURN VALUES
     GSS_S_COMPLETE  Successful	completion

     GSS_S_NO_CRED   Credentials could not be accessed

STANDARDS
     RFC 2743  Generic Security	Service	Application Program Interface Version
	       2, Update 1

     RFC 2744  Generic Security	Service	API Version 2 :	C-bindings

HISTORY
     The gss_release_cred function first appeared in FreeBSD 7.0.

AUTHORS
     John Wray,	Iris Associates

COPYRIGHT
     Copyright (C) The Internet	Society	(2000).	 All Rights Reserved.

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BSD			       January 26, 2010				   BSD

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