gnutls_certificate_set_x509_simple_pkcs12_file(3) — Linux manual page


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NAME         top

       gnutls_certificate_set_x509_simple_pkcs12_file - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

       res, const char * pkcs12file, gnutls_x509_crt_fmt_t type, const
       char * password);

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_certificate_credentials_t res
                   is a gnutls_certificate_credentials_t type.

       const char * pkcs12file
                   filename of file containing PKCS12 blob.

       gnutls_x509_crt_fmt_t type
                   is PEM or DER of the  pkcs12file .

       const char * password
                   optional password used to decrypt PKCS12 file, bags
                   and keys.

DESCRIPTION         top

       This function sets a certificate/private key pair and/or a CRL in
       the gnutls_certificate_credentials_t type.  This function may be
       called more than once (in case multiple keys/certificates exist
       for the server).

       PKCS12 files with a MAC, encrypted bags and PKCS 8 private keys
       are supported. However, only password based security, and the
       same password for all operations, are supported.

       PKCS12 file may contain many keys and/or certificates, and this
       function will try to auto-detect based on the key ID the
       certificate and key pair to use. If the PKCS12 file contain the
       issuer of the selected certificate, it will be appended to the
       certificate to form a chain.

       If more than one private keys are stored in the PKCS12 file, then
       only one key will be read (and it is undefined which one).

       It is believed that the limitations of this function is
       acceptable for most usage, and that any more flexibility would
       introduce complexity that would make it harder to use this
       functionality at all.

       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).

REPORTING BUGS         top

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COPYRIGHT         top

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SEE ALSO         top

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