Class GSSAPI.Name


An object of this class contains a name on the internal form which is required by the GSS-API functions. See RFC 2743 section 1.1.5.

Method create

GSSAPI.Name GSSAPI.Name(string name, void|string name_type)


This wraps GSS_Import_name according to RFC 2743 section 2.4.5.

Parameter name

A name on string form (a contiguous string name in GSS-API parlance).

Parameter name_type

The OID on dotted-decimal form for the type of the name in name. If left out, name is parsed according to a mechanism-specific default printable syntax.


If name is the result of export or a similar function then name_type should be GSSAPI.NT_EXPORT_NAME.