Manual Reference Pages  - libssh2_agent_init (3)

NAME

libssh2_agent_init - init an ssh-agent handle

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Return Value
Availability
See Also

SYNOPSIS

#include <libssh2.h>

LIBSSH2_AGENT *libssh2_agent_init(LIBSSH2_SESSION *session);

DESCRIPTION

Init an ssh-agent handle. Returns the handle to an internal representation of an ssh-agent connection. After the successful initialization, an application can call libssh2_agent_connect(3) to connect to a running ssh-agent.

Call libssh2_agent_free(3) to free the handle again after you’re doing using it.

RETURN VALUE

Returns a handle pointer or NULL if something went wrong. The returned handle is used as input to all other ssh-agent related functions libssh2 provides.

AVAILABILITY

Added in libssh2 1.2

SEE ALSO

libssh2_agent_connect(3) libssh2_agent_free(3)


libssh2 1.2 libssh2_agent_init (3) 23 Dec 2009
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