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Manual Reference Pages  - DH_size (3SSL)

NAME

DH_size - get Diffie-Hellman prime size

CONTENTS

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.


1.0.1e DH_size (3SSL) 2013-02-11
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