create a PKCS#12 structure
, char *name
, int iter
() creates a PKCS#12 structure.
is the passphrase to use.
to use for the supplied certificate
and key. pkey
is the private key to include
in the structure and cert
is an optional set of
certificates to also include in the structure.
or both can be
to indicate that no key
or certificate is required.
are the encryption algorithms that
should be used for the key and certificate, respectively. If either
is set to -1, no encryption will be
is the encryption algorithm iteration
count to use and mac_iter
is the MAC
iteration count to use. If mac_iter
is set to
-1, the MAC will be omitted entirely.
is the type of key.
The parameters nid_key
can all be set to zero and sensible
defaults will be used.
These defaults are: 40-bit RC2 encryption for certificates, triple DES
encryption for private keys, a key iteration count of PKCS12_DEFAULT_ITER
(currently 2048) and a MAC iteration count of 1.
The default MAC iteration count is 1 in order to retain compatibility with old
software which did not interpret MAC iteration counts. If such compatibility
is not required then mac_iter
should be set
adds a flag to the store private key.
This is a non-standard extension that is only currently interpreted by MSIE.
If set to zero the flag is omitted; if set to
the key can be used for signing
only; and if set to
it can be used
for signing and encryption. This option was useful for old export grade
software which could use signing only keys of arbitrary size but had
restrictions on the permissible sizes of keys which could be used for
If a certificate contains an alias
then this will be used for the
in the PKCS12 structure.
() returns a valid
if an error occurred.
PKCS12_create was added in OpenSSL 0.9.3.
Before OpenSSL 0.9.8, neither pkey
were allowed to be
, and a value of -1 was not allowed for