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gnutls_x509_crt_check_hostname

gnutls_x509_crt_check_hostname

Section: gnutls (3) Updated: 2.8.6
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NAME

gnutls_x509_crt_check_hostname - compares the hostname with certificate's hostname  

SYNOPSIS

#include <gnutls/x509.h>

int gnutls_x509_crt_check_hostname(gnutls_x509_crt_t cert, const char * hostname);  

ARGUMENTS

gnutls_x509_crt_t cert
should contain an gnutls_x509_crt_t structure
const char * hostname
A null terminated string that contains a DNS name
 

DESCRIPTION

This function will check if the given certificate's subject matches the given hostname. This is a basic implementation of the matching described in RFC2818 (HTTPS), which takes into account wildcards, and the DNSName/IPAddress subject alternative name PKIX extension.  

RETURNS

non zero for a successful match, and zero on failure.  

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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NAME
SYNOPSIS
ARGUMENTS
DESCRIPTION
RETURNS
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

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