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IO::Socket::SSL and SSL_verify_mode

by swilting (Beadle)
on Mar 21, 2012 at 22:28 UTC ( #960879=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
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I seek to understand how to position the value SSL_verify_mode => 0x00.

can you explain how to properly use this parameter in IO::Socket::SSL

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Re: IO::Socket::SSL and SSL_verify_mode
by bms (Monk) on Mar 21, 2012 at 22:50 UTC
Re: IO::Socket::SSL and SSL_verify_mode
by Khen1950fx (Canon) on Mar 22, 2012 at 05:13 UTC
    I'm assuming that you want no verification done, so using SSL_verify_mode => 0x00 can be as simple as using the SSL_CTX_set_verify method. I used the example in the ex dir.
    #!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use LWP::Simple; use IO::Socket::SSL 'debug0'; $|=1; IO::Socket::SSL::set_ctx_defaults( SSL_verifycn_scheme => 'www', SSL_verify_mode => 0, ); print get( '' );
    First, you want to make sure that you don't use debugging because that'll call in ciphers from Net::SSLeay and call Net::SSL, which you don't want to use. Then set IO::Socket::SSL::set_ctx_defaults.

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