Object oriented style (method):
bool ssl_set(string key,
The function mysqli_ssl_set() is used for establishing secure connections using SSL. It must be called before mysqli_real_connect(). This function does nothing unless OpenSSL support is enabled.
key is the pathname to the key file.
cert is the pathname to the certificate file.
ca is the pathname to the certificate authority file.
capath is the pathname to a directory that contains
trusted SSL CA certificates in pem format.
cipher is a list of allowable ciphers to use for
Any unused SSL parameters may be given as
This function always returns
TRUE value. If SSL setup is
incorrect mysqli_real_connect() will return an error
when you attempt to connect.