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CURLOPT_SSH_HOSTKEYDATA explained

Name

CURLOPT_SSH_HOSTKEYDATA - pointer to pass to the SSH hostkey callback

Synopsis

#include <curl/curl.h>
 
CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_SSH_HOSTKEYDATA, void *pointer);

Description

Pass a void * as parameter. This pointer will be passed along verbatim to the callback set with CURLOPT_SSH_HOSTKEYFUNCTION.

Default

NULL

Protocols

SCP and SFTP

Example

int hostkeycb(void *clientp,    /* passed with CURLOPT_SSH_HOSTKEYDATA */
              int keytype,      /* CURLKHTYPE */
              const char * key, /*hostkey to check*/
              size_t keylen);   /*length of the key*/
{
  /* 'clientp' points to the callback_data struct */
  /* investigate the situation and return the correct value */
  return CURLKHMATCH_OK;
}
{
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "sftp://example.com/thisfile.txt");
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_SSH_HOSTKEYFUNCTION, hostkeycb);
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_SSH_HOSTKEYDATA, &callback_data);
 
  curl_easy_perform(curl);
}

Availability

Added in 7.84.0, works only with libssh2 backend.

Return value

Returns CURLE_OK if the option is supported, and CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not.

See also

CURLOPT_SSH_HOSTKEYFUNCTION(3),

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