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gnutls_x509_crt_get_issuer_dn

gnutls_x509_crt_get_issuer_dn

Section: gnutls (3) Updated: 2.8.6
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NAME

gnutls_x509_crt_get_issuer_dn - This function returns the Certificate's issuer distinguished name  

SYNOPSIS

#include <gnutls/x509.h>

int gnutls_x509_crt_get_issuer_dn(gnutls_x509_crt_t cert, char * buf, size_t * sizeof_buf);  

ARGUMENTS

gnutls_x509_crt_t cert
should contain a gnutls_x509_crt_t structure
char * buf
a pointer to a structure to hold the name (may be null)
size_t * sizeof_buf
initially holds the size of buf
 

DESCRIPTION

This function will copy the name of the Certificate issuer in the provided buffer. The name will be in the form "C=xxxx,O=yyyy,CN=zzzz" as described in RFC2253. The output string will be ASCII or UTF-8 encoded, depending on the certificate data.

If buf is null then only the size will be filled.  

RETURNS

GNUTLS_E_SHORT_MEMORY_BUFFER if the provided buffer is not long enough, and in that case the *sizeof_buf will be updated with the required size. On success 0 is returned.  

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.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
ARGUMENTS
DESCRIPTION
RETURNS
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

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