gnutls_alert_send

Section: gnutls (3)
Updated: 1.4.1
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NAME

gnutls_alert_send - This function sends an alert message to the peer  

SYNOPSIS

#include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

int gnutls_alert_send(gnutls_session_t session, gnutls_alert_level_t level, gnutls_alert_description_t desc);  

ARGUMENTS

gnutls_session_t session
is a gnutls_session_t structure.
gnutls_alert_level_t level
is the level of the alert
gnutls_alert_description_t desc
is the alert description
 

DESCRIPTION

This function will send an alert to the peer in order to inform him of something important (eg. his Certificate could not be verified). If the alert level is Fatal then the peer is expected to close the connection, otherwise he may ignore the alert and continue.

The error code of the underlying record send function will be returned, so you may also receive GNUTLS_E_INTERRUPTED or GNUTLS_E_AGAIN as well.

Returns 0 on success.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-gnutls@gnu.org>.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2004 Free Software Foundation.
Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies of this manual provided the copyright notice and this permission notice are preserved on all copies.  

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for gnutls is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and gnutls programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info gnutls

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

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SYNOPSIS
ARGUMENTS
DESCRIPTION
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
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