gnutls_cipher_suite_get_name — API function


#include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

const char * gnutls_cipher_suite_get_name(gnutls_kx_algorithm_t       kx_algorithm, gnutls_cipher_algorithm_t       cipher_algorithm, gnutls_mac_algorithm_t       mac_algorithm);


gnutls_kx_algorithm_t       kx_algorithm

is a Key exchange algorithm

gnutls_cipher_algorithm_t       cipher_algorithm

is a cipher algorithm

gnutls_mac_algorithm_t       mac_algorithm

is a MAC algorithm


This function returns the ciphersuite name under TLS1.2 or earlier versions when provided with individual algorithms. The full cipher suite name must be prepended by TLS or SSL depending of the protocol in use.

To get a description of the current ciphersuite across versions, it is recommended to use gnutls_session_get_desc().


a string that contains the name of a TLS cipher suite, specified by the given algorithms, or NULL.

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