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DSA_generate_key

Section: OpenSSL (3)
Updated: 2002-09-25
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NAME

DSA_generate_key - generate DSA key pair  

SYNOPSIS

 #include <openssl/dsa.h>

 int DSA_generate_key(DSA *a);

 

DESCRIPTION

DSA_generate_key() expects a to contain DSA parameters. It generates a new key pair and stores it in a->pub_key and a->priv_key.

The PRNG must be seeded prior to calling DSA_generate_key().  

RETURN VALUE

DSA_generate_key() returns 1 on success, 0 otherwise. The error codes can be obtained by ERR_get_error(3).  

SEE ALSO

dsa(3), ERR_get_error(3), rand(3), DSA_generate_parameters(3)  

HISTORY

DSA_generate_key() is available since SSLeay 0.8.


 

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