— retrieve audit session
() system call retrieves the active audit session
ID for the current process via the au_id_t
pointed to by
This system call requires an appropriate privilege to complete.
Upon successful completion, the value 0 is returned; otherwise the
value -1 is returned and the global variable errno
is set to indicate the error.
() function will fail if:
- A failure occurred while data transferred from the kernel
- The process does not have sufficient permission to complete
The OpenBSM implementation was created by McAfee Research, the security division
of McAfee Inc., under contract to Apple Computer Inc. in 2004. It was
subsequently adopted by the TrustedBSD Project as the foundation for the
This software was created by McAfee Research, the security research division of
McAfee, Inc., under contract to Apple Computer Inc. Additional authors include
, Robert Watson
and SPARTA Inc.
The Basic Security Module (BSM) interface to audit records and audit event
stream format were defined by Sun Microsystems.
This manual page was written by Robert Watson