libssh2_session_hostkey (3) - Linux Man Pages

libssh2_session_hostkey: get the remote key

NAME

libssh2_session_hostkey - get the remote key

SYNOPSIS

#include <libssh2.h>

const char *libssh2_session_hostkey(LIBSSH2_SESSION *session,
                              size_t *len, int *type);

DESCRIPTION

Returns a pointer to the current host key, the value len points to will get the length of the key.

The value type points to the type of hostkey which is one of: LIBSSH2_HOSTKEY_TYPE_RSA, LIBSSH2_HOSTKEY_TYPE_DSS, or LIBSSH2_HOSTKEY_TYPE_UNKNOWN.

RETURN VALUE

A pointer, or NULL if something went wrong.