[openssl-users] Question as to best options....

Kurt Roeckx kurt at roeckx.be
Tue Dec 26 19:25:38 UTC 2017

On Tue, Dec 26, 2017 at 12:38:32PM -0600, Karl Denninger wrote:
> What I'm trying to figure out is the "best" way to handle this. 
> SSL_CTX_use_PrivateKey accepts a EVP_PKEY pointer,
> SSL_CTX_use_PrivateKey_ASN1 takes an ASN1 structure of length len, but
> what is parameter "pk" (not explained in the man page) and this assumes
> I have an ASN.1.....

I assume you send the file in DER or PEM format over the SSL
connection. You then probably want to use d2i_PrivateKey() or
d2i_AutoPrivateKey() to turn that into an EVP_PKEY.


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