# TSMgmtSourceGet¶

## Synopsis¶

#include <ts/ts.h>

TSReturnCode TSMgmtSourceGet(const char * var_name, TSMgmtSource * result)

## Description¶

Get the source of a value for a configuration variable. var_name is the name of the variable as a nul terminated string. The source value is stored in result. The function can return failure if var_name is not found.

## Types¶

TSMgmtSource

Source of the current value for a management (configuration) value.

TS_MGMT_SOURCE_NULL

Invalid value, no source available. This is primarily used as an initialization or error value and should be returned only when the API call fails.

TS_MGMT_SOURCE_DEFAULT

The default value provided by the Traffic Server core.

TS_MGMT_SOURCE_PLUGIN

The configuration variable was created by a plugin and the value is the default value provided by a plugin.

TS_MGMT_SOURCE_EXPLICIT

The value has been set in records.config. Note this value is returned even if the variable was explicitly set to the default value.

TS_MGMT_SOURCE_ENV

The value was retrieved from the process environment, overriding the default value.

## Return Values¶

TS_SUCCESS if the var_name was found, TS_ERROR if not.