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NAME

SSL_new — create a new SSL structure for a connection

Synopsis

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

DESCRIPTION

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:

  • NULL

    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)