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   Copyright 2010 Lennart Poettering
 
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 -->
 
-<refentry id="sd_session_is_active">
+<refentry id="sd_session_is_active" conditional='HAVE_PAM'>
 
         <refentryinfo>
                 <title>sd_session_is_active</title>
 
         <refnamediv>
                 <refname>sd_session_is_active</refname>
+                <refname>sd_session_is_remote</refname>
+                <refname>sd_session_get_state</refname>
                 <refname>sd_session_get_uid</refname>
                 <refname>sd_session_get_seat</refname>
                 <refname>sd_session_get_service</refname>
                 <refname>sd_session_get_type</refname>
                 <refname>sd_session_get_class</refname>
                 <refname>sd_session_get_display</refname>
+                <refname>sd_session_get_tty</refname>
+                <refname>sd_session_get_vt</refname>
+                <refname>sd_session_get_remote_host</refname>
+                <refname>sd_session_get_remote_user</refname>
                 <refpurpose>Determine state of a specific session</refpurpose>
         </refnamediv>
 
                         </funcprototype>
 
                         <funcprototype>
+                                <funcdef>int <function>sd_session_is_remote</function></funcdef>
+                                <paramdef>const char* <parameter>session</parameter></paramdef>
+                        </funcprototype>
+
+                        <funcprototype>
+                                <funcdef>int <function>sd_session_get_state</function></funcdef>
+                                <paramdef>const char* <parameter>session</parameter></paramdef>
+                                <paramdef>char** <parameter>state</parameter></paramdef>
+                        </funcprototype>
+
+                        <funcprototype>
                                 <funcdef>int <function>sd_session_get_uid</function></funcdef>
                                 <paramdef>const char* <parameter>session</parameter></paramdef>
                                 <paramdef>uid_t* <parameter>uid</parameter></paramdef>
                                 <paramdef>const char* <parameter>session</parameter></paramdef>
                                 <paramdef>char** <parameter>display</parameter></paramdef>
                         </funcprototype>
+
+                        <funcprototype>
+                                <funcdef>int <function>sd_session_get_remote_host</function></funcdef>
+                                <paramdef>const char* <parameter>session</parameter></paramdef>
+                                <paramdef>char** <parameter>remote_host</parameter></paramdef>
+                        </funcprototype>
+
+                        <funcprototype>
+                                <funcdef>int <function>sd_session_get_remote_user</function></funcdef>
+                                <paramdef>const char* <parameter>session</parameter></paramdef>
+                                <paramdef>char** <parameter>remote_user</parameter></paramdef>
+                        </funcprototype>
+
+                        <funcprototype>
+                                <funcdef>int <function>sd_session_get_tty</function></funcdef>
+                                <paramdef>const char* <parameter>session</parameter></paramdef>
+                                <paramdef>char** <parameter>tty</parameter></paramdef>
+                        </funcprototype>
+
+                        <funcprototype>
+                                <funcdef>int <function>sd_session_get_vt</function></funcdef>
+                                <paramdef>const char* <parameter>session</parameter></paramdef>
+                                <paramdef>unsigned int* <parameter>vt</parameter></paramdef>
+                        </funcprototype>
                 </funcsynopsis>
         </refsynopsisdiv>
 
                 (i.e. currently in the foreground and available for
                 user input) or not.</para>
 
+                <para><function>sd_session_is_remote()</function> may
+                be used to determine whether the session identified by
+                the specified session identifier is a remote session
+                (i.e. its remote host is known) or not.</para>
+
+                <para><function>sd_session_get_state()</function> may
+                be used to determine the state of the session
+                identified by the specified session identifier. The
+                following states are currently known:
+                <literal>online</literal> (session logged in, but
+                session not active, i.e. not in the foreground),
+                <literal>active</literal> (session logged in and
+                active, i.e. in the foreground),
+                <literal>closing</literal> (session nominally logged
+                out, but some processes belonging to it are still
+                around). In the future additional states might be
+                defined, client code should be written to be robust in
+                regards to additional state strings being
+                returned. This function is a more generic version of
+                <function>sd_session_is_active()</function>. The returned
+                string needs to be freed with the libc
+                <citerefentry><refentrytitle>free</refentrytitle><manvolnum>3</manvolnum></citerefentry>
+                call after use.</para>
+
                 <para><function>sd_session_get_uid()</function> may be
                 used to determine the user identifier of the Unix user the session
                 identified by the specified session identifier belongs
                 be used to determine the type of the session
                 identified by the specified session identifier. The
                 returned string is one of <literal>x11</literal>,
-                <literal>tty</literal> or
-                <literal>unspecified</literal> and needs to be freed
-                with the libc
+                <literal>wayland</literal>, <literal>tty</literal>,
+                <literal>mir</literal> or <literal>unspecified</literal> and
+                needs to be freed with the libc
                 <citerefentry><refentrytitle>free</refentrytitle><manvolnum>3</manvolnum></citerefentry>
                 call after use.</para>
 
                 be used to determine the class of the session
                 identified by the specified session identifier. The
                 returned string is one of <literal>user</literal>,
-                <literal>greeter</literal> or
-                <literal>lock-screen</literal> and needs to be freed
+                <literal>greeter</literal>,
+                <literal>lock-screen</literal>, or
+                <literal>background</literal> and needs to be freed
                 with the libc
                 <citerefentry><refentrytitle>free</refentrytitle><manvolnum>3</manvolnum></citerefentry>
                 call after use.</para>
                 <para><function>sd_session_get_display()</function>
                 may be used to determine the X11 display of the
                 session identified by the specified session
-                identifier. The returned string is one of needs to be
+                identifier. The returned string needs to be
                 freed with the libc
                 <citerefentry><refentrytitle>free</refentrytitle><manvolnum>3</manvolnum></citerefentry>
                 call after use.</para>
 
-                <para>If the <literal>session</literal> parameter of
-                any of these functions is passed as NULL the operation
-                is executed for the session the calling process is a
-                member of, if there is any.</para>
+                <para><function>sd_session_get_remote_host()</function>
+                may be used to determine the remote hostname of the
+                session identified by the specified session
+                identifier. The returned string needs to be
+                freed with the libc
+                <citerefentry><refentrytitle>free</refentrytitle><manvolnum>3</manvolnum></citerefentry>
+                call after use.</para>
+
+                <para><function>sd_session_get_remote_user()</function>
+                may be used to determine the remote username of the
+                session identified by the specified session
+                identifier. The returned string needs to be
+                freed with the libc
+                <citerefentry><refentrytitle>free</refentrytitle><manvolnum>3</manvolnum></citerefentry>
+                call after use. Note that this value is rarely known
+                to the system, and even then should not be relied on.</para>
+
+                <para><function>sd_session_get_tty()</function>
+                may be used to determine the TTY device of the
+                session identified by the specified session
+                identifier. The returned string needs to be
+                freed with the libc
+                <citerefentry><refentrytitle>free</refentrytitle><manvolnum>3</manvolnum></citerefentry>
+                call after use.</para>
+
+                <para><function>sd_session_get_vt()</function>
+                may be used to determine the VT number of the
+                session identified by the specified session
+                identifier. This function will return an error if
+                the seat does not support VTs.</para>
+
+                <para>If the <varname>session</varname> parameter of
+                any of these functions is passed as
+                <constant>NULL</constant>, the operation is executed
+                for the session the calling process is a member of, if
+                there is any.</para>
         </refsect1>
 
         <refsect1>
                 <title>Return Value</title>
 
-                <para>If the test succeeds
-                <function>sd_session_is_active()</function> returns a
-                positive integer, if it fails 0.  On success
+                <para>If the test succeeds,
+                <function>sd_session_is_active()</function> and
+                <function>sd_session_is_remote()</function> return a
+                positive integer; if it fails, 0.  On success,
+                <function>sd_session_get_state()</function>,
                 <function>sd_session_get_uid()</function>,
-                <function>sd_session_get_service()</function> and
-                <function>sd_session_get_seat()</function> return 0 or
+                <function>sd_session_get_seat()</function>,
+                <function>sd_session_get_service()</function>,
+                <function>sd_session_get_type()</function>,
+                <function>sd_session_get_class()</function>,
+                <function>sd_session_get_display()</function>,
+                <function>sd_session_get_remote_user()</function>,
+                <function>sd_session_get_remote_host()</function> and
+                <function>sd_session_get_tty()</function> return 0 or
                 a positive integer. On failure, these calls return a
                 negative errno-style error code.</para>
         </refsect1>
                 <title>Notes</title>
 
                 <para>The <function>sd_session_is_active()</function>,
+                <function>sd_session_get_state()</function>,
                 <function>sd_session_get_uid()</function>,
-                <function>sd_session_get_service()</function> and
-                <function>sd_session_get_seat()</function> interfaces
-                are available as shared library, which can be compiled
-                and linked to with the
-                <literal>libsystemd-login</literal>
-                <citerefentry><refentrytitle>pkg-config</refentrytitle><manvolnum>1</manvolnum></citerefentry>
+                <function>sd_session_get_seat()</function>,
+                <function>sd_session_get_service()</function>,
+                <function>sd_session_get_type()</function>,
+                <function>sd_session_get_class()</function>,
+                <function>sd_session_get_display()</function>,
+                <function>sd_session_get_remote_host()</function>,
+                <function>sd_session_get_remote_user()</function> and
+                <function>sd_session_get_tty()</function>
+                interfaces are available as a shared library, which can
+                be compiled and linked to with the
+                <constant>libsystemd</constant> <citerefentry><refentrytitle>pkg-config</refentrytitle><manvolnum>1</manvolnum></citerefentry>
                 file.</para>
         </refsect1>
 
 
                 <para>
                         <citerefentry><refentrytitle>systemd</refentrytitle><manvolnum>1</manvolnum></citerefentry>,
-                        <citerefentry><refentrytitle>sd-login</refentrytitle><manvolnum>7</manvolnum></citerefentry>,
+                        <citerefentry><refentrytitle>sd-login</refentrytitle><manvolnum>3</manvolnum></citerefentry>,
                         <citerefentry><refentrytitle>sd_pid_get_session</refentrytitle><manvolnum>3</manvolnum></citerefentry>
                 </para>
         </refsect1>