gnutls_x509_crt_set_serial — API function


#include <gnutls/x509.h>
int gnutls_x509_crt_set_serial( gnutls_x509_crt_t cert,
  const void * serial,
  size_t serial_size);


gnutls_x509_crt_t cert

a certificate of type gnutls_x509_crt_t

const void * serial

The serial number

size_t serial_size

Holds the size of the serial field.


This function will set the X.509 certificate's serial number. While the serial number is an integer, it is often handled as an opaque field by several CAs. For this reason this function accepts any kind of data as a serial number. To be consistent with the X.509/PKIX specifications the provided serial should be a big−endian positive number (i.e. it's leftmost bit should be zero).


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


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