gnutls_certificate_set_retrieve_function

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NAME
       gnutls_certificate_set_retrieve_function - API function

SYNOPSIS
       #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

       void
       gnutls_certificate_set_retrieve_function(gnutls_certificate_credentials_t
       cred, gnutls_certificate_retrieve_function * func);

ARGUMENTS
       gnutls_certificate_credentials_t cred
                   is a gnutls_certificate_credentials_t type.

       gnutls_certificate_retrieve_function * func
                   is the callback function

DESCRIPTION
       This function sets a callback to be called in order to retrieve the
       certificate to be used in the handshake. The callback will take control
       only if a certificate is requested by the peer. You are advised to use
       gnutls_certificate_set_retrieve_function2() because it is much more
       efficient in the processing it requires from gnutls.

       The callback's function prototype is: int (*callback)(gnutls_session_t,
       const gnutls_datum_t* req_ca_dn, int nreqs, const gnutls_pk_algorithm_t*
       pk_algos, int pk_algos_length, gnutls_retr2_st* st);

        req_ca_dn is only used in X.509 certificates.  Contains a list with the
       CA names that the server considers trusted.  This is a hint and typically
       the client should send a certificate that is signed by one of these CAs.
       These names, when available, are DER encoded. To get a more meaningful
       value use the function gnutls_x509_rdn_get().

        pk_algos contains a list with server's acceptable signature algorithms.
       The certificate returned should support the server's given algorithms.

        st should contain the certificates and private keys.

       If the callback function is provided then gnutls will call it, in the
       handshake, after the certificate request message has been received.

       In server side pk_algos and req_ca_dn are NULL.

       The callback function should set the certificate list to be sent, and
       return 0 on success. If no certificate was selected then the number of
       certificates should be set to zero. The value (-1) indicates error and
       the handshake will be terminated. If both certificates are set in the
       credentials and a callback is available, the callback takes predence.

SINCE
       3.0

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


COPYRIGHT
       Copyright © 2001-2015 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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