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gnutls_credentials_set(3)        gnutls        gnutls_credentials_set(3)

NAME         top

       gnutls_credentials_set - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

       int gnutls_credentials_set(gnutls_session_t session,
       gnutls_credentials_type_t type, void * cred);

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_session_t session
                   is a gnutls_session_t type.

       gnutls_credentials_type_t type
                   is the type of the credentials

       void * cred the credentials to set

DESCRIPTION         top

       Sets the needed credentials for the specified type.  E.g.
       username, password - or public and private keys etc.  The  cred
       parameter is a structure that depends on the specified type and
       on the current session (client or server).

       In order to minimize memory usage, and share credentials between
       several threads gnutls keeps a pointer to cred, and not the whole
       cred structure.  Thus you will have to keep the structure
       allocated until you call gnutls_deinit().

       For GNUTLS_CRD_ANON,  cred should be
       gnutls_anon_client_credentials_t in case of a client.  In case of
       a server it should be gnutls_anon_server_credentials_t.

       For GNUTLS_CRD_SRP,  cred should be
       gnutls_srp_client_credentials_t in case of a client, and
       gnutls_srp_server_credentials_t, in case of a server.

       For GNUTLS_CRD_CERTIFICATE,  cred should be

RETURNS         top

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

REPORTING BUGS         top

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COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2001- 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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gnutls                            3.7.2        gnutls_credentials_set(3)