gnutls_x509_crt_check_hostname(3) gnutls gnutls_x509_crt_check_hostname(3)

NAME gnutls_x509_crt_check_hostname - API function

SYNOPSIS #include <gnutls/x509.h>

int gnutls_x509_crt_check_hostname(gnutls_x509_crt_t cert, const char * hostname);

ARGUMENTS gnutls_x509_crt_t cert should contain an gnutls_x509_crt_t structure

const char * hostname A null terminated string that contains a DNS name

DESCRIPTION This function will check if the given certificates subject matches the given hostname. This is a basic implementation of the matching described in RFC2818 (HTTPS), which takes into account wildcards, and the DNSName/IPAddress subject alternative name PKIX extension.

RETURNS non zero for a successful match, and zero on failure.

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SEE ALSO The full documentation for gnutls is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and gnutls programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info gnutls

should give you access to the complete manual.

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