gnutls_x509_crt_import — API function


#include <gnutls/x509.h>

int gnutls_x509_crt_import(gnutls_x509_crt_t cert, const gnutls_datum_t * data, gnutls_x509_crt_fmt_t format);


gnutls_x509_crt_t cert

The data to store the parsed certificate.

const gnutls_datum_t * data

The DER or PEM encoded certificate.

gnutls_x509_crt_fmt_t format

One of DER or PEM


This function will convert the given DER or PEM encoded Certificate to the native gnutls_x509_crt_t format. The output will be stored in  cert .

If the Certificate is PEM encoded it should have a header of "X509 CERTIFICATE", or "CERTIFICATE".


On success, GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS (0) is returned, otherwise a negative error value.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <>.
Home page:

See Also

The full documentation for gnutls is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the /usr/share/doc/gnutls/ directory does not contain the HTML form visit


3.6.9 gnutls