int lfc_getusrbynam (char *username, uid_t *uid)
DESCRIPTIONlfc_getusrbynam gets the virtual uid associated with a given user name.
- specifies the user name. It must be at most 255 characters long.
- specifies the address of a buffer to receive the Virtual User Id.
RETURN VALUEThis routine returns 0 if the operation was successful or -1 if the operation failed. In the latter case, serrno is set appropriately.
- username or uid is a NULL pointer.
- This user name does not exist in the internal mapping table or the length of username exceeds 255.
- Host unknown.
- Service unknown.
- Communication error.
Name server is not running or is being shutdown.