[zeromq-dev] Question about identities

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Tue Dec 10 10:17:12 CET 2013


Laurent, please read the ZMTP v3 protocol spec with regard to
identities. A tells B, "this is my identity". B then uses that value
to refer to A, IF AND ONLY IF B IS A ROUTER. More usually, A says "I
have no identity" and B assigns an internal numeric identity.

On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 3:59 PM, Laurent Alebarde <l.alebarde at free.fr> wrote:
> Hi Devs,
>
> Are the identities of two different sockets on the same peer the same,
> viewed by one single other peer ?
>
> Say:
>
> Node 1 ________________________________ Node 2
>     Socket A1 (NULL)   <---------------------------------->     Socket A2
> (NULL) : Node 1 has identity I1a
>     Socket B1 (CURVE) <--------------------------------->    Socket B2
> (CURVE) : Node 1 has identity I1b
>
> Is I1a == I1b ?
>
> Cheers,
>
>
> Laurent
>
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