SSL_new man page

SSL_new — create a new SSL structure for a connection


#include <openssl/ssl.h>
SSL *SSL_new(SSL_CTX *ctx);


SSL_new() creates a new SSL structure which is needed to hold the data for a TLS/SSL connection. The new structure inherits the settings of the underlying context ctx: connection method (SSLv2/v3/TLSv1), options, verification settings, timeout settings.

Return Values

The following return values can occur:

The creation of a new SSL structure failed. Check the error stack to find out the reason.
Pointer to an SSL structure
The return value points to an allocated SSL structure.

See Also

SSL_free(3), SSL_clear(3), SSL_CTX_set_options(3), SSL_get_SSL_CTX(3), ssl(3)

Referenced By

ssl(3), ssl.3ssl(3), ssl.7ssl(7), SSL_clear(3), SSL_clear.3ssl(3), SSL_CTX_dane_enable.3ssl(3), SSL_CTX_set_cert_verify_callback(3), SSL_CTX_set_cert_verify_callback.3ssl(3), SSL_CTX_set_max_cert_list(3), SSL_CTX_set_max_cert_list.3ssl(3), SSL_CTX_set_msg_callback(3), SSL_CTX_set_msg_callback.3ssl(3), SSL_CTX_set_options(3), SSL_CTX_set_options.3ssl(3), SSL_CTX_set_quiet_shutdown(3), SSL_CTX_set_quiet_shutdown.3ssl(3), SSL_CTX_set_ssl_version(3), SSL_CTX_set_ssl_version.3ssl(3), SSL_CTX_set_tmp_rsa_callback(3), SSL_CTX_set_verify(3), SSL_CTX_set_verify.3ssl(3), SSL_CTX_use_certificate(3), SSL_CTX_use_certificate.3ssl(3), SSL_free(3), SSL_free.3ssl(3), SSL_get_SSL_CTX(3), SSL_get_SSL_CTX.3ssl(3), SSL_set_connect_state(3), SSL_set_connect_state.3ssl(3).

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OpenSSL 1.0.2j 2016-09-26