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SSL_NEW(3) Library Functions Manual SSL_NEW(3)

SSL_newcreate a new SSL structure for a connection

#include <openssl/ssl.h>

SSL_new(SSL_CTX *ctx);

() 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.

The following return values can occur:

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.

ssl(3), SSL_clear(3), SSL_CTX_set_options(3), SSL_free(3), SSL_get_SSL_CTX(3)

December 2, 2014 OpenBSD-6.0