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gnutls_certificate_set_verify_limits

gnutls_certificate_set_verify_limits

Section: gnutls (3) Updated: 2.8.6
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NAME

gnutls_certificate_set_verify_limits - set the upper limits to be used at certificate verification  

SYNOPSIS

#include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

void gnutls_certificate_set_verify_limits(gnutls_certificate_credentials_t res, unsigned int max_bits, unsigned int max_depth);  

ARGUMENTS

gnutls_certificate_credentials_t res
is a gnutls_certificate_credentials structure
unsigned int max_bits
is the number of bits of an acceptable certificate (default 8200)
unsigned int max_depth
is maximum depth of the verification of a certificate chain (default 5)
 

DESCRIPTION

This function will set some upper limits for the default verification function, gnutls_certificate_verify_peers2(), to avoid denial of service attacks. You can set them to zero to disable limits.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-gnutls@gnu.org>. GnuTLS home page: http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/ General help using GNU software: http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2008 Free Software Foundation.
Copying and distribution of this file, with or without modification, are permitted in any medium without royalty provided the copyright notice and this notice are preserved.  

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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