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.TH "AUDIT_LOG_ACCT_MESSAGE" "3" "Oct 2010" "Red Hat" "Linux Audit API"
.SH NAME
audit_log_acct_message \- log a user account message
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B #include <libaudit.h>
.sp
.B int audit_log_acct_message(int audit_fd, int type, const char *pgname,
const char *op, const char *name, unsigned int id, const char *host,
const char *addr, const char *tty, int result)

.SH DESCRIPTION
This function will log a message to the audit system using a predefined message format. It should be used for all account manipulation operations. The function
parameters are as follows:

.nf
audit_fd - The fd returned by audit_open
type - type of message: AUDIT_USER_CHAUTHTOK for changing any account attributes.
pgname - program's name, if NULL will attempt to figure out
op  -  operation. Ex: "adding user", "changing finger info", "deleting group"
name - user's account or group name. If not available use NULL.
id  -  uid or gid that the operation is being performed on. If the user is unknown, pass a \-1 and fill in the name parameter. This is used only when user is NULL.
host - The hostname if known. If not available pass a NULL.
addr - The network address of the user. If not available pass a NULL.
tty  - The tty of the user, if NULL will attempt to figure out
result - 1 is "success" and 0 is "failed"
.fi

.SH "RETURN VALUE"

It returns the sequence number which is > 0 on success or <= 0 on error.

.SH "ERRORS"

This function returns \-1 on failure. Examine errno for more info.

.SH "SEE ALSO"

.BR audit_log_user_message (3),
.BR audit_log_user_comm_message (3),
.BR audit_log_user_avc_message (3),
.BR audit_log_semanage_message (3).

.SH AUTHOR
Steve Grubb