CURLOPT_SOCKS5_GSSAPI_SERVICE − SOCKS5 proxy authentication service name
CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_SOCKS5_GSSAPI_SERVICE, char *name);
Deprecated since 7.49.0. Use CURLOPT_PROXY_SERVICE_NAME(3) instead.
Pass a char * as parameter to a string holding the name of the service. The default service name for a SOCKS5 server is "rcmd". This option allows you to change it.
The application does not have to keep the string around after setting this option.
All network protocols
CURL *curl =
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com/");
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_PROXY, "socks5://proxy");
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_SOCKS5_GSSAPI_SERVICE, "rcmd-special");
ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);
Added in 7.19.4, deprecated in 7.49.0
Returns CURLE_OK if the option is supported, CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not, or CURLE_OUT_OF_MEMORY if there was insufficient heap space.