gnutls_cipher_suite_get_name - Linux


gnutls_cipher_suite_get_name retrieves the human-readable name of a given cipher suite. This is useful for debugging or informational purposes.


gnutls_cipher_suite_get_name(suite) -> str

The following parameters are supported:

  • suite: The cipher suite to get the name of.




>>> import gnutls
>>> suite = gnutls.cipher_suite_by_name("TLS1_3_AES_128_GCM_SHA256")
>>> gnutls_cipher_suite_get_name(suite)

Common Issues

  • Wrong cipher suite: If the provided cipher suite is not valid or supported by the system, gnutls_cipher_suite_get_name will raise an exception.


gnutls_cipher_suite_get_name can be integrated with other gnutls functions and APIs to provide additional information about cipher suites. For example, it can be used in conjunction with gnutls_cipher_suite_get_priority to determine the priority of a given cipher suite.

Related Commands

  • gnutls_cipher_suite_get_strength: Retrieves the strength of a cipher suite.
  • gnutls_cipher_suite_set_priority: Sets the priority of a cipher suite.
  • gnutls_cipher_suite_info: Retrieves information about a cipher suite.