Type Alias

AuthorizationRef

A pointer to an opaque authorization reference structure.

Declaration

typedef const struct AuthorizationOpaqueRef *AuthorizationRef;

Discussion

This data type points to a structure the Security Server uses to store information about the authorization session. Use the functions described in Authorization Services to create, access, and free the authorization reference.

See Also

Authorization References

AuthorizationCreate

Creates a new authorization reference and provides an option to authorize or preauthorize rights.

AuthorizationFree

Frees the memory associated with an authorization reference.

AuthorizationFlags

The flags used to specify authorization options.

kAuthorizationEmptyEnvironment

A constant you use in functions with an environment parameter if you have no environment data to provide.