gnutls_x509_name_constraints_check man page

gnutls_x509_name_constraints_check — API function

Synopsis

#include <gnutls/x509.h>

unsigned gnutls_x509_name_constraints_check(gnutls_x509_name_constraints_t nc, gnutls_x509_subject_alt_name_t type, const gnutls_datum_t * name);

Arguments

gnutls_x509_name_constraints_t nc
the extracted name constraints
gnutls_x509_subject_alt_name_t type
the type of the constraint to check (of type gnutls_x509_subject_alt_name_t)
const gnutls_datum_t * name
the name to be checked

Description

This function will check the provided name against the constraints in
nc using the RFC5280 rules. Currently this function is limited to DNS names, emails and IP addresses (of type GNUTLS_SAN_DNSNAME, GNUTLS_SAN_RFC822NAME and GNUTLS_SAN_IPADDRESS).

Returns

zero if the provided name is not acceptable, and non-zero otherwise.

Since

3.3.0

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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