Section: gnutls (3)
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gnutls_credentials_set - Sets the needed credentials for the specified authentication algorithm.
int gnutls_credentials_set(gnutls_session_t session, gnutls_credentials_type_t type, void * cred);
- gnutls_session_t session
is a gnutls_session_t structure.
- gnutls_credentials_type_t type
is the type of the credentials
- void * cred
is a pointer to a structure.
Sets the needed credentials for the specified type.
Eg username, password - or public and private keys etc.
The (void* 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 gnutls_anon_server_credentials_t.
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 gnutls_certificate_credentials_t.
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