SSL_CTX_set_info_callback(3)        OpenSSL       SSL_CTX_set_info_callback(3)



NAME
       SSL_CTX_set_info_callback, SSL_CTX_get_info_callback,
       SSL_set_info_callback, SSL_get_info_callback - handle information call-
       back for SSL connections

LIBRARY
       libcrypto, -lcrypto

SYNOPSIS
        #include <openssl/ssl.h>

        void SSL_CTX_set_info_callback(SSL_CTX *ctx, void (*callback)());
        void (*SSL_CTX_get_info_callback(const SSL_CTX *ctx))();

        void SSL_set_info_callback(SSL *ssl, void (*callback)());
        void (*SSL_get_info_callback(const SSL *ssl))();

DESCRIPTION
       SSL_CTX_set_info_callback() sets the callback function, that can be
       used to obtain state information for SSL objects created from ctx dur-
       ing connection setup and use. The setting for ctx is overridden from
       the setting for a specific SSL object, if specified.  When callback is
       NULL, not callback function is used.

       SSL_set_info_callback() sets the callback function, that can be used to
       obtain state information for ssl during connection setup and use.  When
       callback is NULL, the callback setting currently valid for ctx is used.

       SSL_CTX_get_info_callback() returns a pointer to the currently set
       information callback function for ctx.

       SSL_get_info_callback() returns a pointer to the currently set informa-
       tion callback function for ssl.

NOTES
       When setting up a connection and during use, it is possible to obtain
       state information from the SSL/TLS engine. When set, an information
       callback function is called whenever the state changes, an alert
       appears, or an error occurs.

       The callback function is called as callback(SSL *ssl, int where, int
       ret).  The where argument specifies information about where (in which
       context) the callback function was called. If ret is 0, an error condi-
       tion occurred.  If an alert is handled, SSL_CB_ALERT is set and ret
       specifies the alert information.

       where is a bitmask made up of the following bits:

       SSL_CB_LOOP
           Callback has been called to indicate state change inside a loop.

       SSL_CB_EXIT
           Callback has been called to indicate error exit of a handshake
           function.  (May be soft error with retry option for non-blocking
           setups.)

       SSL_CB_READ
           Callback has been called during read operation.

       SSL_CB_WRITE
           Callback has been called during write operation.

       SSL_CB_ALERT
           Callback has been called due to an alert being sent or received.

       SSL_CB_READ_ALERT               (SSL_CB_ALERT|SSL_CB_READ)
       SSL_CB_WRITE_ALERT              (SSL_CB_ALERT|SSL_CB_WRITE)
       SSL_CB_ACCEPT_LOOP              (SSL_ST_ACCEPT|SSL_CB_LOOP)
       SSL_CB_ACCEPT_EXIT              (SSL_ST_ACCEPT|SSL_CB_EXIT)
       SSL_CB_CONNECT_LOOP             (SSL_ST_CONNECT|SSL_CB_LOOP)
       SSL_CB_CONNECT_EXIT             (SSL_ST_CONNECT|SSL_CB_EXIT)
       SSL_CB_HANDSHAKE_START
           Callback has been called because a new handshake is started.

       SSL_CB_HANDSHAKE_DONE           0x20
           Callback has been called because a handshake is finished.

       The current state information can be obtained using the
       SSL_state_string(3) family of functions.

       The ret information can be evaluated using the SSL_alert_type_string(3)
       family of functions.

RETURN VALUES
       SSL_set_info_callback() does not provide diagnostic information.

       SSL_get_info_callback() returns the current setting.

EXAMPLES
       The following example callback function prints state strings, informa-
       tion about alerts being handled and error messages to the bio_err BIO.

        void apps_ssl_info_callback(SSL *s, int where, int ret)
               {
               const char *str;
               int w;

               w=where& ~SSL_ST_MASK;

               if (w & SSL_ST_CONNECT) str="SSL_connect";
               else if (w & SSL_ST_ACCEPT) str="SSL_accept";
               else str="undefined";

               if (where & SSL_CB_LOOP)
                       {
                       BIO_printf(bio_err,"%s:%s\n",str,SSL_state_string_long(s));
                       }
               else if (where & SSL_CB_ALERT)
                       {
                       str=(where & SSL_CB_READ)?"read":"write";
                       BIO_printf(bio_err,"SSL3 alert %s:%s:%s\n",
                               str,
                               SSL_alert_type_string_long(ret),
                               SSL_alert_desc_string_long(ret));
                       }
               else if (where & SSL_CB_EXIT)
                       {
                       if (ret == 0)
                               BIO_printf(bio_err,"%s:failed in %s\n",
                                       str,SSL_state_string_long(s));
                       else if (ret < 0)
                               {
                               BIO_printf(bio_err,"%s:error in %s\n",
                                       str,SSL_state_string_long(s));
                               }
                       }
               }

SEE ALSO
       ssl(3), SSL_state_string(3), SSL_alert_type_string(3)



0.9.9-dev                         2005-04-23      SSL_CTX_set_info_callback(3)

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