CURLOPT_SSLENGINE - Man Page

SSL engine identifier

Synopsis

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_SSLENGINE, char *id);

Description

Pass a pointer to a null-terminated string as parameter. It is used as the identifier for the crypto engine you want to use for your private key.

The application does not have to keep the string around after setting this option.

Default

NULL

Protocols

All TLS based protocols: HTTPS, FTPS, IMAPS, POP3S, SMTPS etc.

Example

int main(void)
{
  CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
  if(curl) {
    CURLcode res;
    curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com/");
    curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_SSLENGINE, "dynamic");
    res = curl_easy_perform(curl);
    curl_easy_cleanup(curl);
  }
}

Availability

Only if the SSL backend is OpenSSL built with engine support.

Return Value

CURLE_OK - Engine found.

CURLE_SSL_ENGINE_NOTFOUND - Engine not found, or OpenSSL was not built with engine support.

CURLE_SSL_ENGINE_INITFAILED - Engine found but initialization failed.

CURLE_NOT_BUILT_IN - Option not built in, OpenSSL is not the SSL backend.

CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION - Option not recognized.

CURLE_OUT_OF_MEMORY - Insufficient heap space.

See Also

CURLINFO_SSL_ENGINES(3), CURLOPT_SSLENGINE_DEFAULT(3), CURLOPT_SSLKEY(3)

Referenced By

curl_easy_setopt(3), CURLINFO_SSL_ENGINES(3), CURLOPT_SSLENGINE_DEFAULT(3), CURLOPT_SSLKEYTYPE(3), libcurl-symbols(3).

February 19 2024 libcurl