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SSL_new(3SSL)				     OpenSSL				    SSL_new(3SSL)

NAME
       SSL_new - create a new SSL structure for a connection

SYNOPSIS
	#include <openssl/ssl.h>

	SSL *SSL_new(SSL_CTX *ctx);

DESCRIPTION
       SSL_new() creates a new SSL structure which is needed to hold the data for a TLS/SSL
       connection. The new structure inherits the settings of the underlying context ctx:
       connection method (SSLv2/v3/TLSv1), options, verification settings, timeout settings.

RETURN VALUES
       The following return values can occur:

       NULL
	   The creation of a new SSL structure failed. Check the error stack to find out the
	   reason.

       Pointer to an SSL structure
	   The return value points to an allocated SSL structure.

SEE ALSO
       SSL_free(3), SSL_clear(3), SSL_CTX_set_options(3), SSL_get_SSL_CTX(3), ssl(3)

1.0.0e					    2001-08-17				    SSL_new(3SSL)
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