CURLOPT_SSLENGINE

Section: curl_easy_setopt options (3)
Updated: June 25, 2020
Page Index

 

NAME

CURLOPT_SSLENGINE - set SSL engine identifier  

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_SSLENGINE, char *id);  

DESCRIPTION

Pass a pointer to a null-terminated string as parameter. It will be used as the identifier for the crypto engine you want to use for your private key.

The application does not have to keep the string around after setting this option.  

DEFAULT

NULL  

PROTOCOLS

All TLS based protocols: HTTPS, FTPS, IMAPS, POP3S, SMTPS etc.  

EXAMPLE

CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com/");
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_SSLENGINE, "dynamic");
  ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);
  curl_easy_cleanup(curl);
}
 

AVAILABILITY

Only if the SSL backend is OpenSSL built with engine support.  

RETURN VALUE

CURLE_OK - Engine found.

CURLE_SSL_ENGINE_NOTFOUND - Engine not found, or OpenSSL was not built with engine support.

CURLE_SSL_ENGINE_INITFAILED - Engine found but initialization failed.

CURLE_NOT_BUILT_IN - Option not built in, OpenSSL is not the SSL backend.

CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION - Option not recognized.

CURLE_OUT_OF_MEMORY - Insufficient heap space.  

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_SSLENGINE_DEFAULT(3), CURLOPT_SSLKEY(3),


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
DEFAULT
PROTOCOLS
EXAMPLE
AVAILABILITY
RETURN VALUE
SEE ALSO