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CURLOPT_SSL_CTX_DATA(3) curl_easy_setopt options CURLOPT_SSL_CTX_DATA(3)

NAME

CURLOPT_SSL_CTX_DATA - pointer passed to ssl_ctx callback

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>
CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_SSL_CTX_DATA, void *pointer);

DESCRIPTION

Data pointer to pass to the ssl context callback set by the option CURLOPT_SSL_CTX_FUNCTION(3), this is the pointer you will get as third parameter.

DEFAULT

NULL

PROTOCOLS

All TLS based protocols: HTTPS, FTPS, IMAPS, POP3S, SMTPS etc.

EXAMPLE

/* OpenSSL specific */
#include <openssl/ssl.h>
#include <curl/curl.h>
#include <stdio.h>
static CURLcode sslctx_function(CURL *curl, void *sslctx, void *parm)
{

X509_STORE *store;
X509 *cert = NULL;
BIO *bio;
char *mypem = parm;
/* get a BIO */
bio = BIO_new_mem_buf(mypem, -1);
/* use it to read the PEM formatted certificate from memory into an
* X509 structure that SSL can use
*/
PEM_read_bio_X509(bio, &cert, 0, NULL);
if(cert == NULL)
printf("PEM_read_bio_X509 failed...\n");
/* get a pointer to the X509 certificate store (which may be empty) */
store = SSL_CTX_get_cert_store((SSL_CTX *)sslctx);
/* add our certificate to this store */
if(X509_STORE_add_cert(store, cert) == 0)
printf("error adding certificate\n");
/* decrease reference counts */
X509_free(cert);
BIO_free(bio);
/* all set to go */
return CURLE_OK; } int main(void) {
CURL * ch;
CURLcode rv;
char *mypem = /* example CA cert PEM - shortened */
"-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----\n"
"MIIHPTCCBSWgAwIBAgIBADANBgkqhkiG9w0BAQQFADB5MRAwDgYDVQQKEwdSb290\n"
"IENBMR4wHAYDVQQLExVodHRwOi8vd3d3LmNhY2VydC5vcmcxIjAgBgNVBAMTGUNB\n"
"IENlcnQgU2lnbmluZyBBdXRob3JpdHkxITAfBgkqhkiG9w0BCQEWEnN1cHBvcnRA\n"
"Y2FjZXJ0Lm9yZzAeFw0wMzAzMzAxMjI5NDlaFw0zMzAzMjkxMjI5NDlaMHkxEDAO\n"
"GCSNe9FINSkYQKyTYOGWhlC0elnYjyELn8+CkcY7v2vcB5G5l1YjqrZslMZIBjzk\n"
"zk6q5PYvCdxTby78dOs6Y5nCpqyJvKeyRKANihDjbPIky/qbn3BHLt4Ui9SyIAmW\n"
"omTxJBzcoTWcFbLUvFUufQb1nA5V9FrWk9p2rSVzTMVD\n"
"-----END CERTIFICATE-----\n";
curl_global_init(CURL_GLOBAL_ALL);
ch = curl_easy_init();
curl_easy_setopt(ch, CURLOPT_SSLCERTTYPE, "PEM");
curl_easy_setopt(ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, 1L);
curl_easy_setopt(ch, CURLOPT_URL, "https://www.example.com/");
/* Retrieve page using cacerts' certificate -> will succeed
* load the certificate by installing a function doing the necessary
* "modifications" to the SSL CONTEXT just before link init
*/
curl_easy_setopt(ch, CURLOPT_SSL_CTX_FUNCTION, *sslctx_function);
curl_easy_setopt(ch, CURLOPT_SSL_CTX_DATA, mypem);
rv = curl_easy_perform(ch);
if(!rv)
printf("*** transfer succeeded ***\n");
else
printf("*** transfer failed ***\n");
curl_easy_cleanup(ch);
curl_global_cleanup();
return rv; }

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.11.0 for OpenSSL, in 7.42.0 for wolfSSL, in 7.54.0 for mbedTLS, in 7.83.0 in BearSSL. Other SSL backends are not supported.

RETURN VALUE

CURLE_OK if supported; or an error such as:

CURLE_NOT_BUILT_IN - Not supported by the SSL backend

CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_SSL_CTX_FUNCTION(3), CURLOPT_SSLVERSION(3),

May 17, 2022 libcurl 7.84.0