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Defines to use a private key file for this SSL socket.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Socket 3.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "Socket.SSL.UsePrivateKeyFile"; SocketID; Path; Type )


Parameter Description Example value
SocketID The socket ID received by Socket.Connect function. $sock
Path The path to the certificate file. $path
Type The type of the file. Can be "PEM" or "ASN1". "PEM"


Returns OK on success or error.


Defines to use a private key file for this SSL socket.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.
For Server be aware that server has limited permissions and may not be able to access all files on a computer.

See also

Socket.SSL.UseCertificateFile   -   Socket.SendMessage

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