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gsasl_scram_secrets_from_password(3) gsasl gsasl_scram_secrets_from_password(3)


gsasl_scram_secrets_from_password - API function


#include <gsasl.h>

int gsasl_scram_secrets_from_password(Gsasl_hash hash, const char * password, unsigned int iteration_count, const char * salt, size_t saltlen, char * salted_password, char * client_key, char * server_key, char * stored_key);


a Gsasl_hash element, e.g., GSASL_HASH_SHA256.
input parameter with password.
number of PBKDF2 rounds to apply.
input character array of saltlen length with salt for PBKDF2.
length of salt .
pre-allocated output array with derived salted password.
pre-allocated output array with derived client key.
pre-allocated output array with derived server key.
pre-allocated output array with derived stored key.


Helper function to generate SCRAM secrets from a password. The
salted_password , client_key , server_key , and stored_key buffers must have room to hold digest for given hash , use GSASL_HASH_MAX_SIZE which is sufficient for all hashes.

Return value: Returns GSASL_OK if successful, or error code.




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