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.TH "AUDIT_LOG_USER_MESSAGE" "3" "Oct 2006" "Red Hat" "Linux Audit API"
.SH NAME
audit_log_user_message \- log a general user message
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B #include <libaudit.h>
.sp
.B int audit_log_user_message(int audit_fd, int type, const char *message,
const char *hostname, 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. This function should be used by all console apps that do
not manipulate accounts or groups. The function parameters are as follows:

.nf
audit_fd - The fd returned by audit_open
type - type of message, ex: AUDIT_USYS_CONFIG, AUDIT_USER_LOGIN
message - the message text being sent
hostname - the hostname if known, NULL if unknown
addr - The network address of the user, NULL if unknown
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_comm_message (3),
.BR audit_log_acct_message (3),
.BR audit_log_user_avc_message (3),
.BR audit_log_semanage_message (3).

.SH AUTHOR
Steve Grubb