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gss_import_sec_context - API function

#include <gss.h>

OM_uint32 gss_import_sec_context(OM_uint32 * minor_status, const gss_buffer_t interprocess_token, gss_ctx_id_t * context_handle);

(Integer, modify) Mechanism specific status code.
(buffer, opaque, modify) Token received from
exporting process
(gss_ctx_id_t, modify) Context handle of newly
reactivated context. Resources associated with this context
handle must be released by the application after use with a call
to gss_delete_sec_context().

Allows a process to import a security context established by another process. A given interprocess token may be imported only once. See gss_export_sec_context.

`GSS_S_COMPLETE`: Successful completion.

`GSS_S_NO_CONTEXT`: The token did not contain a valid context reference.

`GSS_S_DEFECTIVE_TOKEN`: The token was invalid.

`GSS_S_UNAVAILABLE`: The operation is unavailable.

`GSS_S_UNAUTHORIZED`: Local policy prevents the import of this
context by the current process.

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