SSL_GET_CIPHERS(3)                   OpenSSL                  SSL_GET_CIPHERS(3)

       SSL_get1_supported_ciphers, SSL_get_client_ciphers, SSL_get_ciphers,
       SSL_CTX_get_ciphers, SSL_bytes_to_cipher_list, SSL_get_cipher_list,
       SSL_get_shared_ciphers - get list of available SSL_CIPHERs

        #include <openssl/ssl.h>

        STACK_OF(SSL_CIPHER) *SSL_get_ciphers(const SSL *ssl);
        STACK_OF(SSL_CIPHER) *SSL_CTX_get_ciphers(const SSL_CTX *ctx);
        STACK_OF(SSL_CIPHER) *SSL_get1_supported_ciphers(SSL *s);
        STACK_OF(SSL_CIPHER) *SSL_get_client_ciphers(const SSL *ssl);
        int SSL_bytes_to_cipher_list(SSL *s, const unsigned char *bytes, size_t len,
                                     int isv2format, STACK_OF(SSL_CIPHER) **sk,
                                     STACK_OF(SSL_CIPHER) **scsvs);
        const char *SSL_get_cipher_list(const SSL *ssl, int priority);
        char *SSL_get_shared_ciphers(const SSL *s, char *buf, int size);

       SSL_get_ciphers() returns the stack of available SSL_CIPHERs for ssl,
       sorted by preference. If ssl is NULL or no ciphers are available, NULL is

       SSL_CTX_get_ciphers() returns the stack of available SSL_CIPHERs for ctx.

       SSL_get1_supported_ciphers() returns the stack of enabled SSL_CIPHERs for
       ssl as would be sent in a ClientHello (that is, sorted by preference).
       The list depends on settings like the cipher list, the supported protocol
       versions, the security level, and the enabled signature algorithms.  SRP
       and PSK ciphers are only enabled if the appropriate callbacks or settings
       have been applied.  The list of ciphers that would be sent in a
       ClientHello can differ from the list of ciphers that would be acceptable
       when acting as a server.  For example, additional ciphers may be usable
       by a server if there is a gap in the list of supported protocols, and
       some ciphers may not be usable by a server if there is not a suitable
       certificate configured.  If ssl is NULL or no ciphers are available, NULL
       is returned.

       SSL_get_client_ciphers() returns the stack of available SSL_CIPHERs
       matching the list received from the client on ssl. If ssl is NULL, no
       ciphers are available, or ssl is not operating in server mode, NULL is

       SSL_bytes_to_cipher_list() treats the supplied len octets in bytes as a
       wire-protocol cipher suite specification (in the three-octet-per-cipher
       SSLv2 wire format if isv2format is nonzero; otherwise the two-octet
       SSLv3/TLS wire format), and parses the cipher suites supported by the
       library into the returned stacks of SSL_CIPHER objects sk and Signalling
       Cipher-Suite Values scsvs.  Unsupported cipher suites are ignored.
       Returns 1 on success and 0 on failure.

       SSL_get_cipher_list() returns a pointer to the name of the SSL_CIPHER
       listed for ssl with priority. If ssl is NULL, no ciphers are available,
       or there are less ciphers than priority available, NULL is returned.

       SSL_get_shared_ciphers() creates a colon separated and NUL terminated
       list of SSL_CIPHER names that are available in both the client and the
       server. buf is the buffer that should be populated with the list of names
       and size is the size of that buffer. A pointer to buf is returned on
       success or NULL on error. If the supplied buffer is not large enough to
       contain the complete list of names then a truncated list of names will be
       returned. Note that just because a ciphersuite is available (i.e. it is
       configured in the cipher list) and shared by both the client and the
       server it does not mean that it is enabled (see the description of
       SSL_get1_supported_ciphers() above). This function will return available
       shared ciphersuites whether or not they are enabled. This is a server
       side function only and must only be called after the completion of the
       initial handshake.

       The details of the ciphers obtained by SSL_get_ciphers(),
       SSL_CTX_get_ciphers() SSL_get1_supported_ciphers() and
       SSL_get_client_ciphers() can be obtained using the SSL_CIPHER_get_name(3)
       family of functions.

       Call SSL_get_cipher_list() with priority starting from 0 to obtain the
       sorted list of available ciphers, until NULL is returned.

       Note: SSL_get_ciphers(), SSL_CTX_get_ciphers() and
       SSL_get_client_ciphers() return a pointer to an internal cipher stack,
       which will be freed later on when the SSL or SSL_SESSION object is freed.
       Therefore, the calling code MUST NOT free the return value itself.

       The stack returned by SSL_get1_supported_ciphers() should be freed using

       The stacks returned by SSL_bytes_to_cipher_list() should be freed using


       ssl(7), SSL_CTX_set_cipher_list(3), SSL_CIPHER_get_name(3)

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       Licensed under the OpenSSL license (the "License").  You may not use this
       file except in compliance with the License.  You can obtain a copy in the
       file LICENSE in the source distribution or at

1.1.1j                             2021-02-16                 SSL_GET_CIPHERS(3)