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SSL_NEW(3) Library Functions Manual SSL_NEW(3)

NAME

SSL_newcreate 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, 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(3), SSL_clear(3), SSL_CTX_set_options(3), SSL_free(3), SSL_get_SSL_CTX(3)
December 4, 2016 OpenBSD-current