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Manual Reference Pages  -  GNUTLS_VERIFY_STORED_PUBKEY (3)

NAME

gnutls_verify_stored_pubkey - API function

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Arguments
Copyright

SYNOPSIS

#include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

int gnutls_verify_stored_pubkey(const char * db_name, gnutls_tdb_t tdb, const char * host, const char * service, gnutls_certificate_type_t cert_type, const gnutls_datum_t * cert, unsigned int flags);

ARGUMENTS

const char * db_name A file specifying the stored keys (use NULL for the default)
gnutls_tdb_t tdb A storage structure or NULL to use the default
const char * host The peer’s name
const char * service non-NULL if this key is specific to a service (e.g. http)
gnutls_certificate_type_t cert_type The type of the certificate
const gnutls_datum_t * cert The raw (der) data of the certificate
unsigned int flags should be 0.

DESCRIPTION

This function will try to verify the provided (raw or DER-encoded) certificate using a list of stored public keys. The service field if non-NULL should be a port number.

The retrieve variable if non-null specifies a custom backend for the retrieval of entries. If it is NULL then the default file backend will be used. In POSIX-like systems the file backend uses the $HOME/.gnutls/known_hosts file.

Note that if the custom storage backend is provided the retrieval function should return GNUTLS_E_CERTIFICATE_KEY_MISMATCH if the host/service pair is found but key doesn’t match, GNUTLS_E_NO_CERTIFICATE_FOUND if no such host/service with the given key is found, and 0 if it was found. The storage function should return 0 on success.

RETURNS

If no associated public key is found then GNUTLS_E_NO_CERTIFICATE_FOUND will be returned. If a key is found but does not match GNUTLS_E_CERTIFICATE_KEY_MISMATCH is returned. On success, GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS (0) is returned, or a negative error value on other errors.

SINCE

3.0.13

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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