gnutls_certificate_set_x509_key_file(3) — Linux manual page



NAME         top

       gnutls_certificate_set_x509_key_file - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

       res, const char * certfile, const char * keyfile,
       gnutls_x509_crt_fmt_t type);

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_certificate_credentials_t res
                   is a gnutls_certificate_credentials_t type.

       const char * certfile
                   is a file that containing the certificate list (path)
                   for the specified private key, in PKCS7 format, or a
                   list of certificates

       const char * keyfile
                   is a file that contains the private key

       gnutls_x509_crt_fmt_t type
                   is PEM or DER

DESCRIPTION         top

       This function sets a certificate/private key pair in the
       gnutls_certificate_credentials_t type.  This function may be
       called more than once, in case multiple keys/certificates exist
       for the server.  For clients that need to send more than its own
       end entity certificate, e.g., also an intermediate CA cert, then
        certfile must contain the ordered certificate chain.

       Note that the names in the certificate provided will be
       considered when selecting the appropriate certificate to use (in
       case of multiple certificate/key pairs).

       This function can also accept URLs at  keyfile and  certfile . In
       that case it will use the private key and certificate indicated
       by the URLs. Note that the supported URLs are the ones indicated
       by gnutls_url_is_supported().

       In case the  certfile is provided as a PKCS 11 URL, then the
       certificate, and its present issuers in the token are imported
       (i.e., forming the required trust chain).

       If that function fails to load the  res structure is at an
       undefined state, it must not be reused to load other keys or

       Note that, this function by default returns zero on success and a
       negative value on error.  Since 3.5.6, when the flag
       GNUTLS_CERTIFICATE_API_V2 is set using
       gnutls_certificate_set_flags() it returns an index (greater or
       equal to zero). That index can be used to other functions to
       refer to the added key-pair.

RETURNS         top

       On success this functions returns zero, and otherwise a negative
       value on error (see above for modifying that behavior).

SINCE         top


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COPYRIGHT         top

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SEE ALSO         top

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