EapHostPeerGetSendPacket function (eappapis.h)

Is called by the supplicant when the supplicant needs to obtains a packet from EAPHost to send to the authenticator. EapHostPeerGetSendPacket is called when the supplicant receives the EapHostPeerResponseAction enumerator from the server.


DWORD EapHostPeerGetSendPacket(
  EAP_SESSIONID sessionHandle,
  DWORD         *pcbSendPacket,
  BYTE          **ppSendPacket,
  EAP_ERROR     **ppEapError



A pointer to an EAP_SESSIONID structure that contains the unique handle for this EAP authentication session on the EAPHost server. This handle is returned in the pSessionId parameter in a previous call to EapHostPeerBeginSession.


A pointer to a DWORD that specifies the maximum size, in bytes, of the buffer pointed to by ppSendPacket. EapHostPeerGetSendPacket on return is the size of the actual data pointed to by ppSendPacket.


A pointer to a pointer to a buffer that contains the packet data returned by the EAP module. The buffer is allocated by EAPHost.


A pointer to the address of an EAP_ERROR structure. The address should be set to NULL before calling this function. If error data is available, a pointer to the address of an EAP_ERROR structure that contains any errors raised during the execution of this function call is received. After using the error data, free this memory by calling EapHostPeerFreeEapError.

Return value



Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header eappapis.h
Library Eappprxy.lib
DLL Eappprxy.dll

See also

EAPHost Supplicant Run-time Functions