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CURLOPT_SSH_KEYDATA explained

NAME

CURLOPT_SSH_KEYDATA - pointer to pass to the SSH key callback

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_SSH_KEYDATA, void *pointer);

DESCRIPTION

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

DEFAULT

NULL

PROTOCOLS

SFTP and SCP

EXAMPLE

static int keycb(CURL *easy,
                 const struct curl_khkey *knownkey,
                 const struct curl_khkey *foundkey,
                 enum curl_khmatch,
                 void *clientp)
{
  /* 'clientp' points to the callback_data struct */
  /* investigate the situation and return the correct value */
  return CURLKHSTAT_FINE_ADD_TO_FILE;
}
{
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "sftp://example.com/thisfile.txt");
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_SSH_KEYFUNCTION, keycb);
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_SSH_KEYDATA, &callback_data);
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_SSH_KNOWNHOSTS, "/home/user/known_hosts");
 
  curl_easy_perform(curl);
}

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.19.6

RETURN VALUE

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

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_SSH_KEYDATA, CURLOPT_SSH_KNOWNHOSTS

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