getrpcport(3) — Linux manual page


GETRPCPORT(3)           Linux Programmer's Manual          GETRPCPORT(3)

NAME         top

       getrpcport - get RPC port number

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <rpc/rpc.h>

       int getrpcport(const char *host, unsigned long prognum,
                      unsigned long versnum, unsigned int proto);

DESCRIPTION         top

       getrpcport() returns the port number for version versnum of the
       RPC program prognum running on host and using protocol proto.  It
       returns 0 if it cannot contact the portmapper, or if prognum is
       not registered.  If prognum is registered but not with version
       versnum, it will still return a port number (for some version of
       the program) indicating that the program is indeed registered.
       The version mismatch will be detected upon the first call to the

ATTRIBUTES         top

       For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see

       │Interface                  Attribute     Value              │
       │getrpcport()               │ Thread safety │ MT-Safe env locale │

CONFORMING TO         top

       Not in POSIX.1.  Present on the BSDs, Solaris, and many other

COLOPHON         top

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                               2021-03-22                  GETRPCPORT(3)