gnutls_auth_get_type(3)            gnutls            gnutls_auth_get_type(3)

NAME         top

       gnutls_auth_get_type - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

       gnutls_credentials_type_t gnutls_auth_get_type(gnutls_session_t

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_session_t session
                   is a gnutls_session_t type.

DESCRIPTION         top

       Returns type of credentials for the current authentication schema.
       The returned information is to be used to distinguish the function
       used to access authentication data.

       Eg. for CERTIFICATE ciphersuites (key exchange algorithms:
       GNUTLS_KX_RSA, GNUTLS_KX_DHE_RSA), the same function are to be used
       to access the authentication data.

RETURNS         top

       The type of credentials for the current authentication schema, a
       gnutls_credentials_type_t type.

REPORTING BUGS         top

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COPYRIGHT         top

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SEE ALSO         top

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gnutls                              3.6.1            gnutls_auth_get_type(3)