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EVP_SIGNATURE-RSA - The EVP_PKEY RSA signature implementation


Support for computing RSA signatures. See EVP_PKEY-RSA(7) for information related to RSA keys.

Signature Parameters

The following signature parameters can be set using EVP_PKEY_CTX_set_params(). This may be called after EVP_PKEY_sign_init() or EVP_PKEY_verify_init(), and before calling EVP_PKEY_sign() or EVP_PKEY_verify().
These common parameters are described in provider-signature(7).
"pad-mode" (OSSL_SIGNATURE_PARAM_PAD_MODE) <UTF8 string>
The type of padding to be used. Its value can be one of the following:
"mgf1-digest" (OSSL_SIGNATURE_PARAM_MGF1_DIGEST) <UTF8 string>
The digest algorithm name to use for the maskGenAlgorithm used by "pss" mode.
"mgf1-properties" (OSSL_SIGNATURE_PARAM_MGF1_PROPERTIES) <UTF8 string>
Sets the name of the property query associated with the "mgf1-digest" algorithm. NULL is used if this optional value is not set.
"pss-saltlen" (OSSL_SIGNATURE_PARAM_PSS_SALTLEN) <UTF8 string>
Set or get the "pss" mode minimum salt length. The value can either be a string value representing a number or one of the following:
Use the same length as the digest size.
Use the maximum salt length.
Auto detect the salt length.

The following signature parameters can be retrieved using EVP_PKEY_CTX_get_params().

"algorithm-id" (OSSL_SIGNATURE_PARAM_ALGORITHM_ID) <octet string>
This common parameter is described in provider-signature(7).
"pad-mode" (OSSL_SIGNATURE_PARAM_PAD_MODE) <UTF8 string>
"mgf1-digest" (OSSL_SIGNATURE_PARAM_MGF1_DIGEST) <UTF8 string>
These parameters are as described above.


EVP_PKEY_CTX_set_params(3), EVP_PKEY_sign(3), EVP_PKEY_verify(3), provider-signature(7),


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2021-05-06 3.0.0-alpha16