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=pod

=head1 NAME

EVP_PKEY_encrypt_init, EVP_PKEY_encrypt - encrypt using a public key algorithm

=head1 SYNOPSIS

 #include <openssl/evp.h>

 int EVP_PKEY_encrypt_init(EVP_PKEY_CTX *ctx);
 int EVP_PKEY_encrypt(EVP_PKEY_CTX *ctx,
			unsigned char *out, size_t *outlen,
			const unsigned char *in, size_t inlen);

=head1 DESCRIPTION

The EVP_PKEY_encrypt_init() function initializes a public key algorithm
context using key B<pkey> for an encryption operation.

The EVP_PKEY_encrypt() function performs a public key encryption operation
using B<ctx>. The data to be encrypted is specified using the B<in> and
B<inlen> parameters. If B<out> is B<NULL> then the maximum size of the output
buffer is written to the B<outlen> parameter. If B<out> is not B<NULL> then
before the call the B<outlen> parameter should contain the length of the
B<out> buffer, if the call is successful the encrypted data is written to
B<out> and the amount of data written to B<outlen>.

=head1 NOTES

After the call to EVP_PKEY_encrypt_init() algorithm specific control
operations can be performed to set any appropriate parameters for the
operation.

The function EVP_PKEY_encrypt() can be called more than once on the same
context if several operations are performed using the same parameters.

=head1 RETURN VALUES

EVP_PKEY_encrypt_init() and EVP_PKEY_encrypt() return 1 for success and 0
or a negative value for failure. In particular a return value of -2
indicates the operation is not supported by the public key algorithm.

=head1 EXAMPLE

Encrypt data using OAEP (for RSA keys):

 #include <openssl/evp.h>
 #include <openssl/rsa.h>

 EVP_PKEY_CTX *ctx;
 unsigned char *out, *in;
 size_t outlen, inlen; 
 EVP_PKEY *key;
 /* NB: assumes key in, inlen are already set up
  * and that key is an RSA public key
  */
 ctx = EVP_PKEY_CTX_new(key);
 if (!ctx)
	/* Error occurred */
 if (EVP_PKEY_encrypt_init(ctx) <= 0)
	/* Error */
 if (EVP_PKEY_CTX_set_rsa_padding(ctx, RSA_OAEP_PADDING) <= 0)
	/* Error */

 /* Determine buffer length */
 if (EVP_PKEY_encrypt(ctx, NULL, &outlen, in, inlen) <= 0)
	/* Error */

 out = OPENSSL_malloc(outlen);

 if (!out)
	/* malloc failure */
 
 if (EVP_PKEY_encrypt(ctx, out, &outlen, in, inlen) <= 0)
	/* Error */

 /* Encrypted data is outlen bytes written to buffer out */

=head1 SEE ALSO

L<EVP_PKEY_CTX_new(3)|EVP_PKEY_CTX_new(3)>,
L<EVP_PKEY_decrypt(3)|EVP_PKEY_decrypt(3)>,
L<EVP_PKEY_sign(3)|EVP_PKEY_sign(3)>,
L<EVP_PKEY_verify(3)|EVP_PKEY_verify(3)>,
L<EVP_PKEY_verify_recover(3)|EVP_PKEY_verify_recover(3)>,
L<EVP_PKEY_derive(3)|EVP_PKEY_derive(3)> 

=head1 HISTORY

These functions were first added to OpenSSL 1.0.0.

=cut