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DSA_generate_key(3)



NAME

DSA_generate_key - generate DSA key pair


SYNOPSIS

 #include <openssl/dsa.h>
 int DSA_generate_key(DSA *a);


DESCRIPTION

DSA_generate_key() expects a to contain DSA parameters. It generates a new key pair and stores it in a->pub_key and a->priv_key.

The PRNG must be seeded prior to calling DSA_generate_key().


RETURN VALUE

DSA_generate_key() returns 1 on success, 0 otherwise. The error codes can be obtained by ERR_get_error(3).


SEE ALSO

dsa(3), ERR_get_error(3), rand(3), DSA_generate_parameters(3)


HISTORY

DSA_generate_key() is available since SSLeay 0.8.