gnutls_x509_crt_get_serial (3) - Linux Man Page

gnutls_x509_crt_get_serial: This function returns the certificate's serial number


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NAME

gnutls_x509_crt_get_serial - This function returns the certificate's serial number  

SYNOPSIS

#include <gnutls/x509.h>

int gnutls_x509_crt_get_serial(gnutls_x509_crt_t cert, void * result, size_t * result_size);  

ARGUMENTS

gnutls_x509_crt_t cert
should contain a gnutls_x509_crt_t structure
void * result
The place where the serial number will be copied
size_t * result_size
Holds the size of the result field.
 

DESCRIPTION

This function will return the X.509 certificate's serial number. This is obtained by the X509 Certificate serialNumber field. Serial is not always a 32 or 64bit number. Some CAs use large serial numbers, thus it may be wise to handle it as something opaque.  

RETURNS

On success, GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS is returned, otherwise a negative error value.and a negative value in case of an error.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-gnutls@gnu.org>. GnuTLS home page: http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/ General help using GNU software: http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2008 Free Software Foundation.
Copying and distribution of this file, with or without modification, are permitted in any medium without royalty provided the copyright notice and this notice are preserved.  

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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