path: root/doc/man3/SSL_CIPHER_get_name.pod
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1 files changed, 10 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/doc/man3/SSL_CIPHER_get_name.pod b/doc/man3/SSL_CIPHER_get_name.pod
index 4c12c5ed20d0..26edae3d80be 100644
--- a/doc/man3/SSL_CIPHER_get_name.pod
+++ b/doc/man3/SSL_CIPHER_get_name.pod
@@ -124,7 +124,10 @@ Textual representation of the cipher name.
=item <protocol version>
-Protocol version, such as B<TLSv1.2>, when the cipher was first defined.
+The minimum protocol version that the ciphersuite supports, such as B<TLSv1.2>.
+Note that this is not always the same as the protocol version in which the
+ciphersuite was first defined because some ciphersuites are backwards compatible
+with earlier protocol versions.
=item Kx=<key exchange>
@@ -177,6 +180,11 @@ SSL_CIPHER_get_id() returns a 4-byte integer representing the OpenSSL-specific I
SSL_CIPHER_get_protocol_id() returns a 2-byte integer representing the TLS
protocol-specific ID.
+=head1 SEE ALSO
+L<ssl(7)>, L<SSL_get_current_cipher(3)>,
+L<SSL_get_ciphers(3)>, L<ciphers(1)>
=head1 HISTORY
The SSL_CIPHER_get_version() function was updated to always return the
@@ -193,14 +201,9 @@ required to enable this function.
The OPENSSL_cipher_name() function was added in OpenSSL 1.1.1.
-=head1 SEE ALSO
-L<ssl(7)>, L<SSL_get_current_cipher(3)>,
-L<SSL_get_ciphers(3)>, L<ciphers(1)>
-Copyright 2000-2018 The OpenSSL Project Authors. All Rights Reserved.
+Copyright 2000-2019 The OpenSSL Project Authors. All Rights Reserved.
Licensed under the OpenSSL license (the "License"). You may not use
this file except in compliance with the License. You can obtain a copy