libssh2_session_hostkey man page

libssh2_session_hostkey — get the remote key


#include <libssh2.h>

const char *libssh2_session_hostkey(LIBSSH2_SESSION *session,
size_t *len, int *type);


Returns a pointer to the current host key, the value len points to will get the length of the key.

The value type points to the type of hostkey which is one of: LIBSSH2_HOSTKEY_TYPE_RSA, LIBSSH2_HOSTKEY_TYPE_DSS, or LIBSSH2_HOSTKEY_TYPE_UNKNOWN.

Return Value

A pointer, or NULL if something went wrong.

See Also

libssh2_knownhost_check(3) libssh2_knownhost_add(3)


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