audit_set_failure(3) — Linux manual page

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AUDIT_SET_FAILURE(3)         Linux Audit API        AUDIT_SET_FAILURE(3)

NAME         top

       audit_set_failure - Set audit failure flag

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <libaudit.h>

       int audit_set_failure(int fd, int failure);

DESCRIPTION         top

       audit_set_failure sets the action that the kernel will perform
       when the backlog limit is reached or when it encounters an error
       and cannot proceed. Possible values are:

       0 - AUDIT_FAIL_SILENT
              Do nothing, report nothing, skip logging the record and
              continue.

       1 - AUDIT_FAIL_PRINTK [default]
              Log the audit record using printk which will cause
              subsequent events to get written to syslog.

       2 - AUDIT_FAIL_PANIC
              Call the panic function. This would be used to prevent use
              of the machine upon loss of audit events.

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_set_backlog(3), audit_open(3), auditd(8), auditctl(8).

AUTHOR         top

       Steve Grubb

COLOPHON         top

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Red Hat                         June 2015           AUDIT_SET_FAILURE(3)

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