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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)