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.\" The following commands are required for all man pages.
.Dd November 12, 2005
.Os
.Dt GSS_RELEASE_CRED 3 PRM
.Sh NAME
.Nm gss_release_cred
.Nd Discard a credential handle
.\" This next command is for sections 2 and 3 only.
.\" .Sh LIBRARY
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.In "gssapi/gssapi.h"
.Ft OM_uint32
.Fo gss_release_cred
.Fa "OM_uint32 *minor_status"
.Fa "gss_cred_id_t *cred_handle"
.Fc
.Sh DESCRIPTION
Informs GSS-API that the specified credential handle is no longer
required by the application,
and frees associated resources.
Implementations are encouraged to set the cred_handle to
.Dv GSS_C_NO_CREDENTIAL
on successful completion of this call.
.Sh PARAMETERS
.Bl -tag
.It minor_status
Mechanism specific status code.
.It cred_handle
Opaque handle identifying credential to be released.
If GSS_C_NO_CREDENTIAL is supplied,
the routine will complete successfully, but will do nothing.
.El
.Sh RETURN VALUES
.Bl -tag
.It GSS_S_COMPLETE
Successful completion
.It GSS_S_NO_CRED
Credentials could not be accessed
.El
.Sh STANDARDS
.Bl -tag
.It RFC 2743
Generic Security Service Application Program Interface Version 2, Update 1
.It RFC 2744
Generic Security Service API Version 2 : C-bindings
.\" .Sh HISTORY
.El
.Sh HISTORY
The
.Nm
manual page example first appeared in
.Fx 7.0 .
.Sh AUTHORS
John Wray, Iris Associates