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RSA_size

Section: OpenSSL (3)
Updated: 2002-08-05
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NAME

RSA_size - get RSA modulus size  

SYNOPSIS

 #include <openssl/rsa.h>

 int RSA_size(const RSA *rsa);

 

DESCRIPTION

This function returns the RSA modulus size in bytes. It can be used to determine how much memory must be allocated for an RSA encrypted value.

rsa->n must not be NULL.  

RETURN VALUE

The size in bytes.  

SEE ALSO

rsa(3)  

HISTORY

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


 

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RETURN VALUE
SEE ALSO
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