gnutls_heartbeat_enable(3) — Linux manual page


gnutls_heartbeat_enable(3)       gnutls       gnutls_heartbeat_enable(3)

NAME         top

       gnutls_heartbeat_enable - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

       void gnutls_heartbeat_enable(gnutls_session_t session, unsigned
       int type);

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_session_t session
                   is a gnutls_session_t type.

       unsigned int type
                   one of the GNUTLS_HB_* flags

DESCRIPTION         top

       If this function is called with the
        type , GnuTLS will allow heartbeat messages to be received.
       Moreover it also request the peer to accept heartbeat messages.
       This function must be called prior to TLS handshake.

       If the  type used is GNUTLS_HB_LOCAL_ALLOWED_TO_SEND, then the
       peer will be asked to accept heartbeat messages but not send

       The function gnutls_heartbeat_allowed() can be used to test
       Whether locally generated heartbeat messages can be accepted by
       the peer.

SINCE         top


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COPYRIGHT         top

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SEE ALSO         top

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gnutls                            3.8.0       gnutls_heartbeat_enable(3)