OpenSSL

Cryptography and SSL/TLS Toolkit

DSA_generate_key

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.

SEE ALSO

dsa, ERR_get_error, rand, DSA_generate_parameters

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