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DH_size

Section: OpenSSL (3)
Updated: 2000-02-24
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NAME

DH_size - get Diffie-Hellman prime size  

SYNOPSIS

 #include <openssl/dh.h>

 int DH_size(DH *dh);

 

DESCRIPTION

This function returns the Diffie-Hellman size in bytes. It can be used to determine how much memory must be allocated for the shared secret computed by DH_compute_key().

dh->p must not be NULL.  

RETURN VALUE

The size in bytes.  

SEE ALSO

dh(3), DH_generate_key(3)  

HISTORY

DH_size() is available in all versions of SSLeay and OpenSSL.


 

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