audit(2) commit BSM audit record to audit log

SYNOPSIS

In bsm/audit.h Ft int Fn audit const char *record u_int length

DESCRIPTION

The Fn audit system call submits a completed BSM audit record to the system audit log.

The Fa record argument is a pointer to the specific event to be recorded and Fa length is the size in bytes of the data to be written.

RETURN VALUES

Rv -std

ERRORS

The Fn audit system call will fail and the data never written if:

Bq Er EFAULT
The Fa record argument is beyond the allocated address space of the process.
Bq Er EINVAL
The token ID is invalid or length is larger than MAXAUDITDATA
Bq Er EPERM
The process does not have sufficient permission to complete the operation.

HISTORY

The OpenBSM implementation was created by McAfee Research, the security division of McAfee Inc., under contract to Apple Computer Inc. in 2004. It was subsequently adopted by the TrustedBSD Project as the foundation for the OpenBSM distribution.

AUTHORS

An -nosplit This software was created by McAfee Research, the security research division of McAfee, Inc., under contract to Apple Computer Inc. Additional authors include An Wayne Salamon , An Robert Watson , and SPARTA Inc.

The Basic Security Module (BSM) interface to audit records and audit event stream format were defined by Sun Microsystems.

This manual page was written by An Tom Rhodes Aq trhodes[email protected] .

BUGS

The Fx kernel does not fully validate that the argument passed is syntactically valid BSM. Submitting invalid audit records may corrupt the audit log.