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SSL_CTX_set_info_callback(3SSL) 	     OpenSSL		  SSL_CTX_set_info_callback(3SSL)

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

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 during 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 information 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 condition 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, information 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)

1.0.0e					    2005-03-30		  SSL_CTX_set_info_callback(3SSL)
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