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gnutls_certificate_type_get2(3)  gnutls  gnutls_certificate_type_get2(3)

NAME         top

       gnutls_certificate_type_get2 - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

       gnutls_certificate_type_get2(gnutls_session_t session,
       gnutls_ctype_target_t target);

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_session_t session
                   is a gnutls_session_t type.

       gnutls_ctype_target_t target
                   is a gnutls_ctype_target_t type.

DESCRIPTION         top

       This function returns the type of the certificate that a side is
       negotiated to use.  The certificate type is by default X.509,
       unless an alternative certificate type is enabled by
       gnutls_init() and negotiated during the session.

       The  target parameter specifies whether to request the negotiated
       certificate type for the client (GNUTLS_CTYPE_CLIENT), or for the
       server (GNUTLS_CTYPE_SERVER). Additionally, in P2P mode
       connection set up where you don't know in advance who will be
       client and who will be server you can use the flag
       (GNUTLS_CTYPE_OURS) and (GNUTLS_CTYPE_PEERS) to retrieve the
       corresponding certificate types.

       Resumed sessions will return the certificate type that was
       negotiated and used in the original session. That is, this
       function can be used to reliably determine the type of the
       certificate returned by gnutls_certificate_get_peers().

RETURNS         top

       the currently used gnutls_certificate_type_t certificate type for
       the client or the server.

SINCE         top


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COPYRIGHT         top

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SEE ALSO         top

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