[zeromq-dev] SASL support?

Peter Busser busserpeter at gmail.com
Sun Jan 24 20:30:10 CET 2010


I have been looking into SASL, since that is what AMQP and XMPP seem
to support. And it seems rather messy to me. Not something one would
want to use unless there is no alternative.

I'll have a look at this 'transparent IPSEC', whatever that may be.


2010/1/24 Steven McCoy <steven.mccoy at miru.hk>:
> 2010/1/23 Peter Busser <busserpeter at gmail.com>
>> Hi,
>> I was wondering, does (or will) 0MQ support SASL or something similar?
> According to all the academic papers I can find for multicast the PGM side
> defers security handling to the system administrator via transparent IPSEC
> configuration.
> Scalable Secure Group Communication over IP Multicast
> http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~suman/pubs/cs-tr-4252.ps.gz
> An IPSec-based Host Architecture for Secure Internet Multicast
> http://www.isoc.org/isoc/conferences/ndss/2000/proceedings/028.pdf
> http://www.isoc.org/isoc/conferences/ndss/2000/proceedings/slides/04.ppt
> Not sure how practical it is in the real world outside a big private network
> like Radianz.  It should probably be coupled with Source-Specific-Multicast
> (SSM) which ZeroMQ currently support the configuration of.  The IPSEC and
> IGMPv3 requirements probably hint at a IPv6 deployment too.
> --
> Steve-o

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