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BIO_ADDRINFO(3)                     OpenSSL                    BIO_ADDRINFO(3)



NAME
       BIO_lookup_type, BIO_ADDRINFO, BIO_ADDRINFO_next, BIO_ADDRINFO_free,
       BIO_ADDRINFO_family, BIO_ADDRINFO_socktype, BIO_ADDRINFO_protocol,
       BIO_ADDRINFO_address, BIO_lookup_ex, BIO_lookup - BIO_ADDRINFO type and
       routines

LIBRARY
       libcrypto, -lcrypto

SYNOPSIS
        #include <sys/types.h>
        #include <openssl/bio.h>

        typedef union bio_addrinfo_st BIO_ADDRINFO;

        enum BIO_lookup_type {
            BIO_LOOKUP_CLIENT, BIO_LOOKUP_SERVER
        };

        int BIO_lookup_ex(const char *host, const char *service, int lookup_type,
                          int family, int socktype, int protocol, BIO_ADDRINFO **res);
        int BIO_lookup(const char *node, const char *service,
                       enum BIO_lookup_type lookup_type,
                       int family, int socktype, BIO_ADDRINFO **res);

        const BIO_ADDRINFO *BIO_ADDRINFO_next(const BIO_ADDRINFO *bai);
        int BIO_ADDRINFO_family(const BIO_ADDRINFO *bai);
        int BIO_ADDRINFO_socktype(const BIO_ADDRINFO *bai);
        int BIO_ADDRINFO_protocol(const BIO_ADDRINFO *bai);
        const BIO_ADDR *BIO_ADDRINFO_address(const BIO_ADDRINFO *bai);
        void BIO_ADDRINFO_free(BIO_ADDRINFO *bai);

DESCRIPTION
       The BIO_ADDRINFO type is a wrapper for address information types
       provided on your platform.

       BIO_ADDRINFO normally forms a chain of several that can be picked at
       one by one.

       BIO_lookup_ex() looks up a specified host and service, and uses
       lookup_type to determine what the default address should be if host is
       NULL. family, socktype and protocol are used to determine what protocol
       family, socket type and protocol should be used for the lookup.  family
       can be any of AF_INET, AF_INET6, AF_UNIX and AF_UNSPEC. socktype can be
       SOCK_STREAM, SOCK_DGRAM or 0. Specifying 0 indicates that any type can
       be used. protocol specifies a protocol such as IPPROTO_TCP, IPPROTO_UDP
       or IPPORTO_SCTP. If set to 0 than any protocol can be used. res points
       at a pointer to hold the start of a BIO_ADDRINFO chain.

       For the family AF_UNIX, BIO_lookup_ex() will ignore the service
       parameter and expects the node parameter to hold the path to the socket
       file.

       BIO_lookup() does the same as BIO_lookup_ex() but does not provide the
       ability to select based on the protocol (any protocol may be returned).

       BIO_ADDRINFO_family() returns the family of the given BIO_ADDRINFO.
       The result will be one of the constants AF_INET, AF_INET6 and AF_UNIX.

       BIO_ADDRINFO_socktype() returns the socket type of the given
       BIO_ADDRINFO.  The result will be one of the constants SOCK_STREAM and
       SOCK_DGRAM.

       BIO_ADDRINFO_protocol() returns the protocol id of the given
       BIO_ADDRINFO.  The result will be one of the constants IPPROTO_TCP and
       IPPROTO_UDP.

       BIO_ADDRINFO_address() returns the underlying BIO_ADDR of the given
       BIO_ADDRINFO.

       BIO_ADDRINFO_next() returns the next BIO_ADDRINFO in the chain from the
       given one.

       BIO_ADDRINFO_free() frees the chain of BIO_ADDRINFO starting with the
       given one.

RETURN VALUES
       BIO_lookup_ex() and BIO_lookup() return 1 on success and 0 when an
       error occurred, and will leave an error indication on the OpenSSL error
       stack in that case.

       All other functions described here return 0 or NULL when the
       information they should return isn't available.

NOTES
       The BIO_lookup_ex() implementation uses the platform provided
       getaddrinfo() function. On Linux it is known that specifying 0 for the
       protocol will not return any SCTP based addresses when calling
       getaddrinfo(). Therefore if an SCTP address is required then the
       protocol parameter to BIO_lookup_ex() should be explicitly set to
       IPPROTO_SCTP. The same may be true on other platforms.

HISTORY
       The BIO_lookup_ex() function was added in OpenSSL 1.1.1.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 2016-2017 The OpenSSL Project Authors. All Rights Reserved.

       Licensed under the OpenSSL license (the "License").  You may not use
       this file except in compliance with the License.  You can obtain a copy
       in the file LICENSE in the source distribution or at
       <https://www.openssl.org/source/license.html>.



1.1.1                             2018-09-17                   BIO_ADDRINFO(3)