gnutls_x509_crt_check_issuer

Section: gnutls (3)
Updated: 3.6.15
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NAME

gnutls_x509_crt_check_issuer - API function  

SYNOPSIS

#include <gnutls/x509.h>

unsigned gnutls_x509_crt_check_issuer(gnutls_x509_crt_t cert, gnutls_x509_crt_t issuer);  

ARGUMENTS

gnutls_x509_crt_t cert
is the certificate to be checked
gnutls_x509_crt_t issuer
is the certificate of a possible issuer
 

DESCRIPTION

This function will check if the given certificate was issued by the given issuer. It checks the DN fields and the authority key identifier and subject key identifier fields match.

If the same certificate is provided at the cert and issuer fields, it will check whether the certificate is self-signed.  

RETURNS

It will return true (1) if the given certificate is issued by the given issuer, and false (0) if not.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bugs@gnutls.org>.
Home page: https://www.gnutls.org

 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2001- Free Software Foundation, Inc., and others.
Copying and distribution of this file, with or without modification, are permitted in any medium without royalty provided the copyright notice and this notice are preserved.  

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
https://www.gnutls.org/manual/


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
ARGUMENTS
DESCRIPTION
RETURNS
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO