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diff --git a/doc/apps/verify.pod b/doc/apps/verify.pod
index 0c8e4926ccff..18eeee04b932 100644
--- a/doc/apps/verify.pod
+++ b/doc/apps/verify.pod
@@ -22,6 +22,7 @@ B<openssl> B<verify>
[B<-extended_crl>]
[B<-use_deltas>]
[B<-policy_print>]
+[B<-no_alt_chains>]
[B<-untrusted file>]
[B<-help>]
[B<-issuer_checks>]
@@ -108,6 +109,14 @@ Set policy variable inhibit-any-policy (see RFC5280).
Set policy variable inhibit-policy-mapping (see RFC5280).
+=item B<-no_alt_chains>
+
+When building a certificate chain, if the first certificate chain found is not
+trusted, then OpenSSL will continue to check to see if an alternative chain can
+be found that is trusted. With this option that behaviour is suppressed so that
+only the first chain found is ever used. Using this option will force the
+behaviour to match that of previous OpenSSL versions.
+
=item B<-policy_print>
Print out diagnostics related to policy processing.
@@ -409,4 +418,8 @@ B<20 X509_V_ERR_UNABLE_TO_GET_ISSUER_CERT_LOCALLY> error codes.
L<x509(1)|x509(1)>
+=head1 HISTORY
+
+The -no_alt_chains options was first added to OpenSSL 1.0.1n and 1.0.2b.
+
=cut