gnutls_x509_crt_check_issuer man page

gnutls_x509_crt_check_issuer — API function

Synopsis

#include <gnutls/x509.h>

unsigned gnutls_x509_crt_check_issuer(gnutls_x509_crt_t cert, gnutls_x509_crt_t issuer);

Arguments

gnutls_x509_crt_t cert
is the certificate to be checked
gnutls_x509_crt_t issuer
is the certificate of a possible issuer

Description

This function will check if the given certificate was issued by the given issuer. It checks the DN fields and the authority key identifier and subject key identifier fields match.

If the same certificate is provided at the cert and issuer fields, it will check whether the certificate is self-signed.

Returns

It will return true (1) if the given certificate is issued by the given issuer, and false (0) if not.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <bugs@gnutls.org>.
Home page: http://www.gnutls.org

See Also

The full documentation for gnutls is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the /usr/share/doc/gnutls/ directory does not contain the HTML form visit

http://www.gnutls.org/manual/

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