SSL_new - create a new SSL structure for a connection
#include <openssl/ssl.h> SSL *SSL_new(SSL_CTX *ctx);
SSL_new() creates a new SSL structure which is needed to hold the data for a TLS/SSL connection. The new structure inherits the settings of the underlying context ctx: connection method (SSLv2/v3/TLSv1), options, verification settings, timeout settings.
The following return values can occur:
NULL The creation of a new SSL structure failed. Check the error stack to find out the reason. Pointer to an SSL structure The return value points to an allocated SSL structure.
SSL_free(3), SSL_clear(3), SSL_CTX_set_options(3), SSL_get_SSL_CTX(3), ssl(3)