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CSSM_GetContext

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NAME

CSSM_GetContext — Get context information (CDSA)

SYNOPSIS

# include <cssm.h>
CSSM_RETURN CSSMAPI CSSM_GetContext
(CSSM_CC_HANDLE CCHandle,
CSSM_CONTEXT_PTR *Context)

LIBRARY

Common Security Services Manager library (cdsa$incssm300_shr.exe)

PARAMETERS

CCHandle (input) 

The handle to the context information.

Context (output) 

The pointer to the CSSM_CONTEXT_PTR structure that describes the context associated with the CCHandle handle. The pointer will be set to NULL if the function fails. Use CSSM_FreeContext() to free the memory allocated by the CSSM.

DESCRIPTION

This function retrieves the context information when provided with a context handle.

RETURN VALUE

A CSSM_RETURN value indicating success or specifying a particular error condition. The value CSSM_OK indicates success. All other values represent an error condition.

ERRORS

Errors are described in the CDSA Technical Standard.

CSSMERR_CSSM_INVALID_CONTEXT_HANDLE

SEE ALSO

Books

Intel CDSA Application Developer's Guide

Online Help

Functions: CSSM_FreeContext, CSSM_SetContext