audit_request_status(3) — Linux manual page

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AUDIT_REQUEST_STATUS(3)      Linux Audit API     AUDIT_REQUEST_STATUS(3)

NAME         top

       audit_request_status - Request status of the audit system

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <libaudit.h>

       int audit_request_status (int fd);

DESCRIPTION         top

       audit_request_status requests that the kernel send status
       structure describing various settings. The audit_status structure
       is as follows:

              struct audit_status {
                 __u32   mask;           /* Bit mask for valid entries */
                 __u32   enabled;        /* 1 = enabled, 0 = disabled */
                 __u32   failure;        /* Failure-to-log action */
                 __u32   pid;            /* pid of auditd process */
                 __u32   rate_limit;     /* messages rate limit (per second) */
                 __u32   backlog_limit;  /* waiting messages limit */
                 __u32   lost;           /* messages lost */
                 __u32   backlog;        /* messages waiting in queue */
              };

RETURN VALUE         top

       The return value is <= 0 on error, otherwise it is the netlink
       sequence id number. This function can have any error that sendto
       would encounter.

SEE ALSO         top

       audit_open(3), audit_get_reply(3), auditd(8).

AUTHOR         top

       Steve Grubb

COLOPHON         top

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Red Hat                         Oct 2006         AUDIT_REQUEST_STATUS(3)