Section: OpenSSL (3)
SSL_set_session - set a TLS/SSL session to be used during TLS/SSL connect
int SSL_set_session(SSL *ssl, SSL_SESSION *session);
to be used when the TLS/SSL
is to be established. SSL_set_session()
is only useful for TLS/SSL
When the session is set, the reference count of session
by 1. If the session is not reused, the reference count is decremented
again during SSL_connect()
. Whether the session was reused can be queried
with the SSL_session_reused
If there is already a session set inside ssl (because it was set with
SSL_set_session() before or because the same ssl was already used for
a connection), SSL_SESSION_free() will be called for that session. If that old
session is still open, it is considered bad and will be removed from the
session cache (if used). A session is considered open, if SSL_shutdown(3) was
not called for the connection (or at least SSL_set_shutdown(3) was used to
set the SSL_SENT_SHUTDOWN state).
objects keep internal link information about the session cache
list, when being inserted into one SSL_CTX
object's session cache.
object, regardless of its reference count, must therefore
only be used with one SSL_CTX
object (and the SSL
from this SSL_CTX
The following return values can occur:
The operation failed; check the error stack to find out the reason.
The operation succeeded.
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