Cert_store_stats() Of Method Of SSLContext Class In Python

Method Name:

cert_store_stats

Method Signature:

cert_store_stats()

Parameters:

None

Return Value:

A Python dictionary representing the type of X.509 certificates, the Certificate Revocation Lists(CRL) loaded into the SSLContext vs their count.

Overview:

  • The method cert_store_stats() returns a dictionary containing the statistics of loaded certificates and the the Certificate Revocation Lists(CRL) into an SSLContext instance.
  • The key of the returned dictionary is a string representing the type of X.509 certificate or Certificate Revocation List and the value corresponding to the key is the count.

Example:

# Example Python program that retrieves the statistics of

# loaded X.509 certificates into the SSLContext

import ssl

import socket

 

# Create an SSLContext

context     = ssl.SSLContext();

 

# Get the certificate statistics as a Python dictionary

certStats   = context.cert_store_stats();

print("Loaded certificates:");

print(certStats);

 

# Load the CA certificates

context.load_verify_locations("./DemoCA.pem");

 

# Load the X.509 certificate of the client

context.load_cert_chain(certfile="./DemoClt.crt", keyfile="./DemoClt.key");

 

# Get the updated certificate statistics as a Python dictionary

certStats   = context.cert_store_stats();

print("Loaded certificates(updated):");

print(certStats);

 

Output:

Loaded certificates:

{'x509': 0, 'crl': 0, 'x509_ca': 0}

Loaded certificates(updated):

{'x509': 1, 'crl': 0, 'x509_ca': 1}


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