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Sets the password for the SSL or SSH private key.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
CURL 2.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "CURL.SetOptionKeyPassword"; Handle; Value { ; Encoding } )

(old name: CURL.SetOptionSSLCertPassword)

(old name: CURL.SetOptionSSLKeyPassword)


Parameter Description Example value
Handle The CURL session handle. $curl
Value The password text. "hello"
Encoding Optional
The text encoding for text parameter.
Default is UTF-8.
Possible encoding names: ANSI, Arabic-Mac, Arabic-Win, Baltic-Win, CentralEurope-Mac, ChineseSimp-Mac, ChineseSimp-Win, ChineseTrad-Mac, ChineseTrad-Win, Cyrillic-Mac, Cyrillic-Win, EasternEurope-Win, Greek-Mac, Greek-Win, Hebrew-Mac, Hebrew-Win, ISO-8859-1, ISO-8859-2, ISO-8859-3, ISO-8859-4, ISO-8859-5, ISO-8859-6, ISO-8859-7, ISO-8859-8, ISO-8859-9, ISO-8859-15, Korean-Johab, Korean-Mac, Korean-Win, Latin1, Mac, Native, ShiftJIS-Mac, ShiftJIS-Win, Turkish-Mac, Turkish-Win, UTF-8, DOS or Windows. Pass native to use the native encoding of the current platform.


Returns "OK" on success.


Sets the password for the SSL or SSH private key.
Pass a string as parameter. It will be used as the password required to use the CURL.SetOptionSSLKey private key. You never needed a pass phrase to load a certificate but you need one to load your private key.


Set a client SSL certificate:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("CURL.SetOptionSSLCert"; $curl; "/some/certfile.pem")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("CURL.SetOptionSSLCertType"; $curl; "PEM")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("CURL.SetOptionKeyPassword"; $curl; "secret")]

See also

CURL.SetOptionKRBLevel   -   CURL.SetOptionLocalPort

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