Retrieves a peer certificate and its certificate chain.
- macOS 10.5–10.9Deprecated
An SSL session context reference.
On return, a pointer to an array of values of type
Secrepresenting the peer certificate and the certificate chain used to validate it. The certificate at index 0 of the returned array is the peer certificate (the subject of the function call—the end certificate in the chain); the root certificate (or the closest certificate to it) is at the end of the returned array. The entire array is created by the Secure Transport library; you must call the
CFReleasefunction for this array when you are finished with it.
A result code. See Secure Transport Result Codes.
This function is valid any time after a handshake attempt. You can use it to examine a peer certificate, to examine a certificate chain to determine why a handshake attempt failed, or to retrieve the certificate chain in order to validate the certificate yourself. (To disable validation so that you can validate the certificate yourself, use the
SSLSet function to set the session’s