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gnutls_ciphersuite_get - API function

#include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

const char * gnutls_ciphersuite_get(gnutls_session_t session);

is a gnutls_session_t type.

Get the canonical name of negotiated TLS ciphersuite. The names returned by this function match the IANA registry, with one exception:

TLS_DHE_DSS_RC4_128_SHA { 0x00, 0x66 }

which is reserved for compatibility.

To get a detailed description of the current ciphersuite, it is recommended to use gnutls_session_get_desc().

a string that contains the canonical name of a TLS ciphersuite, or NULL if the handshake is not completed.


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