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SSL_new(3)




NAME

       SSL_new - create 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 (SSLv2/v3/TLSv1),
       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_free(3), SSL_clear(3), SSL_CTX_set_options(3), SSL_get_SSL_CTX(3),
       ssl(3)



1.0.0                             2001-08-17                        SSL_new(3)

openssl 1.0.0 - Generated Fri Apr 9 20:47:11 CDT 2010
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