gnutls_priority_init2(3)             gnutls             gnutls_priority_init2(3)

       gnutls_priority_init2 - API function

       #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

       int gnutls_priority_init2(gnutls_priority_t * priority_cache, const char
       * priorities, const char ** err_pos, unsigned flags);

       gnutls_priority_t * priority_cache
                   is a gnutls_prioritity_t type.

       const char * priorities
                   is a string describing priorities (may be NULL)

       const char ** err_pos
                   In case of an error this will have the position in the string
                   the error occurred

       unsigned flags
                   zero or GNUTLS_PRIORITY_INIT_DEF_APPEND

       Sets priorities for the ciphers, key exchange methods, and macs.  The
       priority_cache should be deinitialized using gnutls_priority_deinit().

       The priorities option allows you to specify a colon separated list of the
       cipher priorities to enable.  Some keywords are defined to provide quick
       access to common preferences.

       When  flags is set to GNUTLS_PRIORITY_INIT_DEF_APPEND then the
       priorities specified will be appended to the default options.

       Unless there is a special need, use the "NORMAL" keyword to apply a
       reasonable security level, or "NORMAL:%COMPAT" for compatibility.

       "PERFORMANCE" means all the "secure" ciphersuites are enabled, limited to
       128 bit ciphers and sorted by terms of speed performance.

       "LEGACY" the NORMAL settings for GnuTLS 3.2.x or earlier. There is no
       verification profile set, and the allowed DH primes are considered weak

       "NORMAL" means all "secure" ciphersuites. The 256-bit ciphers are
       included as a fallback only.  The ciphers are sorted by security margin.

       "PFS" means all "secure" ciphersuites that support perfect forward
       secrecy.  The 256-bit ciphers are included as a fallback only.  The
       ciphers are sorted by security margin.

       "SECURE128" means all "secure" ciphersuites of security level 128-bit or

       "SECURE192" means all "secure" ciphersuites of security level 192-bit or

       "SUITEB128" means all the NSA SuiteB ciphersuites with security level of

       "SUITEB192" means all the NSA SuiteB ciphersuites with security level of

       "NONE" means nothing is enabled.  This disables everything, including

       "@KEYWORD1,KEYWORD2,..." The system administrator imposed settings.  The
       provided keyword(s) will be expanded from a configuration-time provided
       file - default is: /etc/gnutls/config.  Any attributes that follow it,
       will be appended to the expanded string. If multiple keywords are
       provided, separated by commas, then the first keyword that exists in the
       configuration file will be used. At least one of the keywords must exist,
       or this function will return an error. Typical usage would be to specify
       an application specified keyword first, followed by "SYSTEM" as a default
       fallback. e.g., " LIBVIRT ,SYSTEM:!-VERS-SSL3.0" will first try to find a
       config file entry matching "LIBVIRT", but if that does not exist will use
       the entry for "SYSTEM". If "SYSTEM" does not exist either, an error will
       be returned. In all cases, the SSL3.0 protocol will be disabled. The
       system priority file entries should be formatted as "KEYWORD=VALUE",
       e.g., "SYSTEM=NORMAL:+ARCFOUR-128".

       Special keywords are "!", "-" and "+".  "!" or "-" appended with an
       algorithm will remove this algorithm.  "+" appended with an algorithm
       will add this algorithm.

       Check the GnuTLS manual section "Priority strings" for detailed


       "NORMAL:+ARCFOUR-128" means normal ciphers plus ARCFOUR-128.

       "SECURE128:-VERS-SSL3.0" means that only secure ciphers are and enabled,
       SSL3.0 is disabled.




       Note that "NORMAL:%COMPAT" is the most compatible mode.

       A NULL  priorities string indicates the default priorities to be used
       (this is available since GnuTLS 3.3.0).

       On syntax error GNUTLS_E_INVALID_REQUEST is returned, GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS on
       success, or an error code.


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gnutls                               3.6.13             gnutls_priority_init2(3)