gnutls_certificate_type_get_name - Linux


The gnutls_certificate_type_get_name function retrieves the name for a specified certificate type. It is used to determine the human-readable name associated with a particular certificate type, such as "RSA" or "ECDSA."


  • type: The certificate type identifier. This can be one of the GNUTLS_CRT_* constants defined in the GnuTLS header files, such as GNUTLS_CRT_RSA or GNUTLS_CRT_ECDSA.


This function does not have any specific options or flags.


// Get the name for the RSA certificate type
const char *rsa_certificate_type_name = gnutls_certificate_type_get_name(GNUTLS_CRT_RSA);

// Print the name
printf("RSA certificate type name: %s\n", rsa_certificate_type_name);

Common Issues

There are no common issues or errors associated with this function.


This function is typically used together with other GnuTLS functions to process and validate certificates. For example, it can be used in conjunction with gnutls_certificate_verify to determine the validity of a certificate based on its type and other parameters.

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