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HP Open Source Security for OpenVMS Volume 1: Common Data Security Architecture > Human Recognition Service (HRS) API Functions

HRS_VerifyMatch

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NAME

CSSM_HRS_VerifyMatch, HRS_VerifyMatch — Performs a verification (1-to-1) match between two BIRs - the ProcessedBIR and the StoredTemplate

SYNOPSIS

#include <hrs.h>

API

CSSM_RETURN CSSMAPI CSSM_HRS_VerifyMatch
(CSSM_HRS_HANDLE ModuleHandle,
const CSSM_HRS_FAR *MaxFARRequested,
const CSSM_HRS_FRR *MaxFRRRequested,
const CSSM_BOOL *FARPrecedence,
const CSSM_HRS_INPUT_BIR *ProcessedBIR,
const CSSM_HRS_INPUT_BIR *StoredTemplate,
CSSM_HRS_BIR_HANDLE *AdaptedBIR,
CSSM_BOOL *Result,
CSSM_HRS_FAR_PTR FARAchieved,
CSSM_HRS_FRR_PTR FRRAchieved,
CSSM_DATA_PTR *Payload);

SPI

CSSM_RETURN CSSMHRI HRS_VerifyMatch
(CSSM_HRS_HANDLE ModuleHandle,
const CSSM_HRS_FAR *MaxFARRequested,
const CSSM_HRS_FRR *MaxFRRRequested,
const CSSM_BOOL *FARPrecedence,
const CSSM_HRS_INPUT_BIR *ProcessedBIR,
const CSSM_HRS_INPUT_BIR *StoredTemplate,
CSSM_HRS_BIR_HANDLE *AdaptedBIR,
CSSM_BOOL *Result,
CSSM_HRS_FAR_PTR FARAchieved,
CSSM_HRS_FRR_PTR FRRAchieved,
CSSM_DATA_PTR *Payload);

LIBRARY

HRS Extensible Module Manager (cdsa$inhrsemm_shr.exe)

PARAMETERS

The parameter definitions are the same for the API and the SPI.

ModuleHandle (input) 

The handle of the attached HRS service provider.

MaxFARRequested (input)  

The requested FAR criterion for successful verification.

MaxFRRRequested (input/optional)
  

The requested FRR criterion for successful verification. A NULL pointer indicates that this criterion is not provided.

FARPrecedence (input)  

If both criteria are provided, this parameter indicates which takes precedence: CSSM_TRUE for FAR, CSSM_FALSE for FRR.

ProcessedBIR (input) 

The BIR to be verified, or its handle.

StoredTemplate (input) 

The BIR to be verified against, its key in a database, or its handle.

AdaptedBIR (output/optional)  

A pointer to the handle of the adapted BIR. This parameter can be NULL if an Adapted BIR is not desired. Not all service providers support the adaptation of BIRs. The function may return a handle value of CSSM_HRS_UNSUPPORTED_BIR_HANDLE to indicate that adaptation is not supported, or a value of CSSM_HRS_INVALID_BIR_HANDLE to indicate that adaptation was not possible.

Result (output)  

A pointer to a Boolean value indicating (CSSM_TRUE/CSSM_FALSE) whether the BIRs matched or not according to the specified criteria.

FARAchieved (output) 

A pointer to an FAR value indicating the closeness of the match.

FRRAchieved (output/optional) 

A pointer to an FRR value indicating the closeness of the match.

Payload (output/optional)  

If the StoredTemplate contains a payload, it is returned in an allocated CSSM_DATA structure if the FARAchieved satisfies the policy of the service provider.

DESCRIPTION

This function performs a verification (1-to-1) match between two BIRs—the ProcessedBIR and the StoredTemplate. The ProcessedBIR is the ‘‘processed’’ BIR constructed specifically for this verification. The StoredTemplate was created at enrollment. The application must request a maximum FAR value for a successful match, and may also (optionally) request a maximum FRR for a successful match. If a maximum FRR value is provided, the application must also indicate (via the FARPrecedence parameter) which one takes precedence. The Boolean Result indicates whether verification was successful or not, and the FARAchieved is a FAR value indicating how closely the BIRs actually matched.

The service provider may optionally return the corresponding FRR that was achieved, through the FRRAchieved return parameter.

By setting the AdaptedBIR pointer to non-NULL, the application can request that a BIR be constructed by adapting the StoredTemplate using the ProcessedBIR. A new handle is returned to the AdaptedBIR. If the StoredTemplate contains a Payload, the Payload may be returned upon successful verification if the FARAchieved is sufficiently stringent. This is controlled by the policy of the service provider.

If the match is successful, an attempt may be made to adapt the StoredTemplate with information taken from the ProcessedBIR. (Not all service providers perform adaptation.) The resulting AdaptedBIR should now be considered an optimal enrollment template, and be saved in the enrollment database. It is up to the application whether or not it uses or discards this data. It is important to note that adaptation may not occur in all cases.

In the event of an adaptation, this function stores the handle to the new BIR in the memory pointed to by the AdaptedBIR parameter.

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_NOT_INITIALIZED
CSSMERR_CSSM_FUNCTION_FAILED
CSSMERR_CSSM_FUNCTION_NOT_IMPLEMENTED
CSSMERR_CSSM_FUNCTION_INTEGRITY_FAIL
CSSMERR_HRS_ADAPTATION_NOT_SUPPORTED
CSSMERR_HRS_BIR_NOT_FULLY_PROCESSED
CSSMERR_HRS_BIR_SIGNATURE_FAILURE
CSSMERR_HRS_INCONSISTENT_PURPOSE