gnutls_credentials_set − API function


, gnutls_credentials_type_t int
gnutls_credentials_set(gnutls_session_t session

gnutls_session_t session
            is a gnutls_session_t type.

gnutls_credentials_type_t type
            is the type of the credentials

void * cred the credentials to set

Sets the needed credentials for the specified type.  E.g.
username, password − or public and private keys etc.  The
cred parameter is a structure that depends on the specified
type and on the current session (client or server).

In order to minimize memory usage, and share credentials
between several threads gnutls keeps a pointer to cred, and
not the whole cred structure.  Thus you will have to keep
the structure allocated until you call gnutls_deinit().

For GNUTLS_CRD_ANON,  cred should be
gnutls_anon_client_credentials_t in case of a client.  In
case of a server it should be

For GNUTLS_CRD_SRP,  cred should be
gnutls_srp_client_credentials_t in case of a client, and
gnutls_srp_server_credentials_t, in case of a server.

For GNUTLS_CRD_CERTIFICATE,  cred should be

On success, GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS (0) is returned, otherwise a
negative error code is returned.

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