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Manual Reference Pages  -  GNUTLS_CREDENTIALS_SET (3)

NAME

gnutls_credentials_set - API function

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Arguments
Copyright

SYNOPSIS

#include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

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

ARGUMENTS

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

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 gnutls_certificate_credentials_t.

RETURNS

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

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bugs@gnutls.org>.
Home page: http://www.gnutls.org

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2001-2016 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

The full documentation for gnutls is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the /usr/share/doc/gnutls/ directory does not contain the HTML form visit
http://www.gnutls.org/manual/
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