gnutls_certificate_set_key(3) gnutls gnutls_certificate_set_key(3)

gnutls_certificate_set_key - API function

#include <gnutls/abstract.h>

int gnutls_certificate_set_key(gnutls_certificate_credentials_t res, const char ** names, int names_size, gnutls_pcert_st * pcert_list, int pcert_list_size, gnutls_privkey_t key);

is a gnutls_certificate_credentials_t type.
is an array of DNS names belonging to the public-key (NULL if none)
holds the size of the names list
contains a certificate list (chain) or raw public-key
holds the size of the certificate list
is a gnutls_privkey_t key corresponding to the first public-key in pcert_list

This function sets a public/private key pair in the gnutls_certificate_credentials_t type. The given public key may be encapsulated in a certificate or can be given as a raw key. This function may be called more than once, in case multiple key pairs exist for the server. For clients that want to send more than their own end- entity certificate (e.g., also an intermediate CA cert), the full certificate chain must be provided in pcert_list .

Note that the key will become part of the credentials structure and must not be deallocated. It will be automatically deallocated when the res structure is deinitialized.

If this function fails, the res structure is at an undefined state and it must not be reused to load other keys or certificates.

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 for other functions to refer to the added key-pair.

Since GnuTLS 3.6.6 this function also handles raw public keys.

On success this functions returns zero, and otherwise a negative value on error (see above for modifying that behavior).


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