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CentOS 7.0 - man page for gnutls_dh_params_generate2 (centos section 3)

gnutls_dh_params_generate2(3)		      gnutls		    gnutls_dh_params_generate2(3)

NAME
       gnutls_dh_params_generate2 - API function

SYNOPSIS
       #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

       int gnutls_dh_params_generate2(gnutls_dh_params_t params, unsigned int bits);

ARGUMENTS
       gnutls_dh_params_t params
		   Is the structure that the DH parameters will be stored

       unsigned int bits
		   is the prime's number of bits

DESCRIPTION
       This  function will generate a new pair of prime and generator for use in the Diffie-Hell-
       man key exchange. The new parameters will be allocated using gnutls_malloc() and  will  be
       stored in the appropriate datum.  This function is normally slow.

       Do  not set the number of bits directly, use gnutls_sec_param_to_pk_bits() to get bits for
       GNUTLS_PK_DSA.  Also note that the DH  parameters  are  only  useful  to  servers.   Since
       clients use the parameters sent by the server, it's of no use to call this in client side.

RETURNS
       On success, GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS (0) is returned, otherwise a negative error code is returned.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-gnutls@gnu.org>.
       General guidelines for reporting bugs: http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/
       GnuTLS home page: http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc..
       Copying	and distribution of this file, with or without modification, are permitted in any
       medium without royalty provided the copyright notice and this notice are preserved.

SEE ALSO
       The full documentation for gnutls is maintained as a Texinfo  manual.   If  the	info  and
       gnutls programs are properly installed at your site, the command

	      info gnutls

       should  give you access to the complete manual.	As an alternative you may obtain the man-
       ual from:

	      http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/manual/

gnutls					      3.1.15		    gnutls_dh_params_generate2(3)


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