AUDIT_SET_FAILURE(3) Linux Audit API AUDIT_SET_FAILURE(3)NAMEaudit_set_failure - Set audit failure flag
int audit_set_failure (int fd, int failure);
DESCRIPTIONaudit_set_failure sets the action that the kernel will perform when the
backlog limit is reached or when it encounters an error and cannot pro‐
ceed. Possible values are:
0 - AUDIT_FAIL_PRINTK [default]
Log the audit record using printk which will cause subsequent
events to get written to syslog.
1 - AUDIT_FAIL_SILENT
Do nothing, report nothing, skip logging the record and con‐
2 - AUDIT_FAIL_PANIC
Call the panic function. This would be used to prevent use of
the machine upon loss of audit events.
The return value is <= 0 on error, otherwise it is the netlink sequence
id number. This function can have any error that sendto would
SEE ALSOaudit_set_backlog(3), audit_open(3), auditd(8), auditctl(8).
Red Hat Oct 2006 AUDIT_SET_FAILURE(3)