NAME | SYNOPSIS | ARGUMENTS | DESCRIPTION | RETURNS | REPORTING BUGS | COPYRIGHT | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

gnutls_x509_crt_privkey_sign(3)    gnutls    gnutls_x509_crt_privkey_sign(3)

NAME         top

       gnutls_x509_crt_privkey_sign - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/abstract.h>

       int gnutls_x509_crt_privkey_sign(gnutls_x509_crt_t crt,
       gnutls_x509_crt_t issuer, gnutls_privkey_t issuer_key,
       gnutls_digest_algorithm_t dig, unsigned int flags);

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_x509_crt_t crt
                   a certificate of type gnutls_x509_crt_t

       gnutls_x509_crt_t issuer
                   is the certificate of the certificate issuer

       gnutls_privkey_t issuer_key
                   holds the issuer's private key

       gnutls_digest_algorithm_t dig
                   The message digest to use, GNUTLS_DIG_SHA256 is a safe
                   choice

       unsigned int flags
                   must be 0

DESCRIPTION         top

       This function will sign the certificate with the issuer's private
       key, and will copy the issuer's information into the certificate.

       This must be the last step in a certificate generation since all the
       previously set parameters are now signed.

       A known limitation of this function is, that a newly-signed
       certificate will not be fully functional (e.g., for signature
       verification), until it is exported an re-imported.

RETURNS         top

       On success, GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS (0) is returned, otherwise a negative
       error value.

REPORTING BUGS         top

       Report bugs to <bugs@gnutls.org>.
       Home page: http://www.gnutls.org

COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2001-2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc., and others.
       Copying and distribution of this file, with or without modification,
       are permitted in any medium without royalty provided the copyright
       notice and this notice are preserved.

SEE ALSO         top

       The full documentation for gnutls is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
       If the /usr/share/doc/gnutls/ directory does not contain the HTML
       form visit

       http://www.gnutls.org/manual/ 

COLOPHON         top

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gnutls                              3.5.9    gnutls_x509_crt_privkey_sign(3)