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+=pod
+
+=head1 NAME
+
+SSL_CTX_set_max_send_fragment, SSL_set_max_send_fragment,
+SSL_CTX_set_split_send_fragment, SSL_set_split_send_fragment,
+SSL_CTX_set_max_pipelines, SSL_set_max_pipelines,
+SSL_CTX_set_default_read_buffer_len, SSL_set_default_read_buffer_len,
+SSL_CTX_set_tlsext_max_fragment_length,
+SSL_set_tlsext_max_fragment_length,
+SSL_SESSION_get_max_fragment_length - Control fragment size settings and pipelining operations
+
+=head1 SYNOPSIS
+
+ #include <openssl/ssl.h>
+
+ long SSL_CTX_set_max_send_fragment(SSL_CTX *ctx, long);
+ long SSL_set_max_send_fragment(SSL *ssl, long m);
+
+ long SSL_CTX_set_max_pipelines(SSL_CTX *ctx, long m);
+ long SSL_set_max_pipelines(SSL_CTX *ssl, long m);
+
+ long SSL_CTX_set_split_send_fragment(SSL_CTX *ctx, long m);
+ long SSL_set_split_send_fragment(SSL *ssl, long m);
+
+ void SSL_CTX_set_default_read_buffer_len(SSL_CTX *ctx, size_t len);
+ void SSL_set_default_read_buffer_len(SSL *s, size_t len);
+
+ int SSL_CTX_set_tlsext_max_fragment_length(SSL_CTX *ctx, uint8_t mode);
+ int SSL_set_tlsext_max_fragment_length(SSL *ssl, uint8_t mode);
+ uint8_t SSL_SESSION_get_max_fragment_length(SSL_SESSION *session);
+
+=head1 DESCRIPTION
+
+Some engines are able to process multiple simultaneous crypto operations. This
+capability could be utilised to parallelise the processing of a single
+connection. For example a single write can be split into multiple records and
+each one encrypted independently and in parallel. Note: this will only work in
+TLS1.1+. There is no support in SSLv3, TLSv1.0 or DTLS (any version). This
+capability is known as "pipelining" within OpenSSL.
+
+In order to benefit from the pipelining capability. You need to have an engine
+that provides ciphers that support this. The OpenSSL "dasync" engine provides
+AES128-SHA based ciphers that have this capability. However these are for
+development and test purposes only.
+
+SSL_CTX_set_max_send_fragment() and SSL_set_max_send_fragment() set the
+B<max_send_fragment> parameter for SSL_CTX and SSL objects respectively. This
+value restricts the amount of plaintext bytes that will be sent in any one
+SSL/TLS record. By default its value is SSL3_RT_MAX_PLAIN_LENGTH (16384). These
+functions will only accept a value in the range 512 - SSL3_RT_MAX_PLAIN_LENGTH.
+
+SSL_CTX_set_max_pipelines() and SSL_set_max_pipelines() set the maximum number
+of pipelines that will be used at any one time. This value applies to both
+"read" pipelining and "write" pipelining. By default only one pipeline will be
+used (i.e. normal non-parallel operation). The number of pipelines set must be
+in the range 1 - SSL_MAX_PIPELINES (32). Setting this to a value > 1 will also
+automatically turn on "read_ahead" (see L<SSL_CTX_set_read_ahead(3)>). This is
+explained further below. OpenSSL will only every use more than one pipeline if
+a cipher suite is negotiated that uses a pipeline capable cipher provided by an
+engine.
+
+Pipelining operates slightly differently for reading encrypted data compared to
+writing encrypted data. SSL_CTX_set_split_send_fragment() and
+SSL_set_split_send_fragment() define how data is split up into pipelines when
+writing encrypted data. The number of pipelines used will be determined by the
+amount of data provided to the SSL_write_ex() or SSL_write() call divided by
+B<split_send_fragment>.
+
+For example if B<split_send_fragment> is set to 2000 and B<max_pipelines> is 4
+then:
+
+SSL_write/SSL_write_ex called with 0-2000 bytes == 1 pipeline used
+
+SSL_write/SSL_write_ex called with 2001-4000 bytes == 2 pipelines used
+
+SSL_write/SSL_write_ex called with 4001-6000 bytes == 3 pipelines used
+
+SSL_write/SSL_write_ex called with 6001+ bytes == 4 pipelines used
+
+B<split_send_fragment> must always be less than or equal to
+B<max_send_fragment>. By default it is set to be equal to B<max_send_fragment>.
+This will mean that the same number of records will always be created as would
+have been created in the non-parallel case, although the data will be
+apportioned differently. In the parallel case data will be spread equally
+between the pipelines.
+
+Read pipelining is controlled in a slightly different way than with write
+pipelining. While reading we are constrained by the number of records that the
+peer (and the network) can provide to us in one go. The more records we can get
+in one go the more opportunity we have to parallelise the processing. As noted
+above when setting B<max_pipelines> to a value greater than one, B<read_ahead>
+is automatically set. The B<read_ahead> parameter causes OpenSSL to attempt to
+read as much data into the read buffer as the network can provide and will fit
+into the buffer. Without this set data is read into the read buffer one record
+at a time. The more data that can be read, the more opportunity there is for
+parallelising the processing at the cost of increased memory overhead per
+connection. Setting B<read_ahead> can impact the behaviour of the SSL_pending()
+function (see L<SSL_pending(3)>).
+
+The SSL_CTX_set_default_read_buffer_len() and SSL_set_default_read_buffer_len()
+functions control the size of the read buffer that will be used. The B<len>
+parameter sets the size of the buffer. The value will only be used if it is
+greater than the default that would have been used anyway. The normal default
+value depends on a number of factors but it will be at least
+SSL3_RT_MAX_PLAIN_LENGTH + SSL3_RT_MAX_ENCRYPTED_OVERHEAD (16704) bytes.
+
+SSL_CTX_set_tlsext_max_fragment_length() sets the default maximum fragment
+length negotiation mode via value B<mode> to B<ctx>.
+This setting affects only SSL instances created after this function is called.
+It affects the client-side as only its side may initiate this extension use.
+
+SSL_set_tlsext_max_fragment_length() sets the maximum fragment length
+negotiation mode via value B<mode> to B<ssl>.
+This setting will be used during a handshake when extensions are exchanged
+between client and server.
+So it only affects SSL sessions created after this function is called.
+It affects the client-side as only its side may initiate this extension use.
+
+SSL_SESSION_get_max_fragment_length() gets the maximum fragment length
+negotiated in B<session>.
+
+=head1 RETURN VALUES
+
+All non-void functions return 1 on success and 0 on failure.
+
+=head1 NOTES
+
+The Maximum Fragment Length extension support is optional on the server side.
+If the server does not support this extension then
+SSL_SESSION_get_max_fragment_length() will return:
+TLSEXT_max_fragment_length_DISABLED.
+
+The following modes are available:
+
+=over 4
+
+=item TLSEXT_max_fragment_length_DISABLED
+
+Disables Maximum Fragment Length Negotiation (default).
+
+=item TLSEXT_max_fragment_length_512
+
+Sets Maximum Fragment Length to 512 bytes.
+
+=item TLSEXT_max_fragment_length_1024
+
+Sets Maximum Fragment Length to 1024.
+
+=item TLSEXT_max_fragment_length_2048
+
+Sets Maximum Fragment Length to 2048.
+
+=item TLSEXT_max_fragment_length_4096
+
+Sets Maximum Fragment Length to 4096.
+
+=back
+
+With the exception of SSL_CTX_set_default_read_buffer_len()
+SSL_set_default_read_buffer_len(), SSL_CTX_set_tlsext_max_fragment_length(),
+SSL_set_tlsext_max_fragment_length() and SSL_SESSION_get_max_fragment_length()
+all these functions are implemented using macros.
+
+=head1 HISTORY
+
+The SSL_CTX_set_max_pipelines(), SSL_set_max_pipelines(),
+SSL_CTX_set_split_send_fragment(), SSL_set_split_send_fragment(),
+SSL_CTX_set_default_read_buffer_len() and SSL_set_default_read_buffer_len()
+functions were added in OpenSSL 1.1.0.
+
+SSL_CTX_set_tlsext_max_fragment_length(), SSL_set_tlsext_max_fragment_length()
+and SSL_SESSION_get_max_fragment_length() were added in OpenSSL 1.1.1.
+
+=head1 SEE ALSO
+
+L<SSL_CTX_set_read_ahead(3)>, L<SSL_pending(3)>
+
+=head1 COPYRIGHT
+
+Copyright 2016-2017 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
+in the file LICENSE in the source distribution or at
+L<https://www.openssl.org/source/license.html>.
+
+=cut