[zeromq-dev] Fwd: Access control

Oliver Smith oliver at kfs.org
Wed Jul 28 04:58:22 CEST 2010


On 7/27/2010 12:18 PM, Martin Sustrik wrote:
> As for real solution the only way to have authenticated pub/sub IMO is
> to encrypt messages on publisher and decrypt them on terminal
> subscriber. (All the intermediate untrusted nodes would just forward
> encrypted data.)
>
> Only subscribers with correct key would be able to make any use of the
> messages then.
>    
You'd still have to implement a per-subscriber authentication system to 
achieve this, only now it would be an independent mechanism, sending 
data on a second system.



- Oliver




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