DSA_generate_key.3ssl man page

DSA_generate_key ā€” generate DSA key pair


 #include <openssl/dsa.h>

 int DSA_generate_key(DSA *a);


DSA_generate_key() expects a to contain DSA parameters. It generates a new key pair and stores it in a->pub_key and a->priv_key.

The PRNG must be seeded prior to calling DSA_generate_key().

Return Value

DSA_generate_key() returns 1 on success, 0 otherwise. The error codes can be obtained by ERR_get_error(3).

See Also

dsa(3), ERR_get_error(3), rand(3), DSA_generate_parameters(3)


DSA_generate_key() is available since SSLeay 0.8.

Referenced By

dsa.3ssl(3), DSA_get0_pqg.3ssl(3), DSA_meth_new.3ssl(3), DSA_new.3ssl(3).

2016-09-26 1.0.2j OpenSSL