NAME         top

       gnutls_x509_privkey_import_openssl - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/x509.h>

       int gnutls_x509_privkey_import_openssl(gnutls_x509_privkey_t key,
       const gnutls_datum_t * data, const char * password);

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_x509_privkey_t key
                   The data to store the parsed key

       const gnutls_datum_t * data
                   The DER or PEM encoded key.

       const char * password
                   the password to decrypt the key (if it is encrypted).

DESCRIPTION         top

       This function will convert the given PEM encrypted to the native
       gnutls_x509_privkey_t format. The output will be stored in  key .

       The  password should be in ASCII. If the password is not provided or
       wrong then GNUTLS_E_DECRYPTION_FAILED will be returned.

       If the Certificate is PEM encoded it should have a header of "PRIVATE
       KEY" and the "DEK-Info" header.

RETURNS         top

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

REPORTING BUGS         top

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COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2001-2018 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

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