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PHP mysqli_ssl_set() Function

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Example

Create an SSL connection:

<?php
$con=mysqli_init();
if (!$con)
  {
  die("mysqli_init failed");
  }

mysqli_ssl_set($con,"key.pem","cert.pem","cacert.pem",NULL,NULL);

if (!mysqli_real_connect($con,"localhost","my_user","my_password","my_db"))
  {
  die("Connect Error: " . mysqli_connect_error());
  }

// Some queries...

mysqli_close($con);
?>

Definition and Usage

The mysqli_ssl_set() function is used to establish secure connections using SSL. However, this function does nothing unless OpenSSL support is enabled.

Note: This function must be called before mysqli_real_connect().

Note: MySQL Native Driver does not support SSL before PHP 5.3.3. MySQL Native Driver is enabled by default on Microsoft Windows from PHP 5.3+.


Syntax

mysqli_ssl_set(connection,key,cert,ca,capath,cipher);

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
connection Required. Specifies the MySQL connection to use
key Required. Specifies the path name to the key file
cert Required. Specifies the path name to the certificate file
ca Required. Specifies the path name to the certificate authority file
capath Required. Specifies the pathname to a directory that contains trusted SSL CA certificates in PEM format
cipher Required. Specifies a list of allowable ciphers to use for SSL encryption

Technical Details

Return Value: Always TRUE. If SSL setup is incorrect, mysqli_real_connect() will return an error when you try to connect
PHP Version: 5+

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