HP Open Source Security for OpenVMS Volume 3: Kerberos > Chapter 6 KRB5 (Kerberos V5) Application Programming Interface

krb5_c_block_size — Get the block size for the given encryption type

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C Prototype

krb5_error_code krb5_c_block_size (
krb5_context context,
krb5_enctype enctype,
size_t *blocksize );

Arguments

context (input/output) 

The context structure.

enctype (input) 

The encryption type.

blocksize (output) 

A pointer to the block size.

Description

This routine returns the block size for the encryption type enctype in the blocksize argument.

Return Values

This routine returns the following KRB5 status codes:

0Successful completion.
KRB5_BAD_ENCTYPE

Bad encryption type.

ENOMEM

Insufficient memory.