[zeromq-dev] Authentication with curve

Lindley French lindleyf at gmail.com
Tue Dec 31 13:01:29 CET 2013

You can set the ZMQ_IDENTITY sock opt on the client prior to connecting.

> On Dec 31, 2013, at 6:18 AM, Nicolas Delaby <ticosax at free.fr> wrote:
> Le 31/12/2013 03:32, Pieter Hintjens a écrit :
>> You don't authenticate a peer based on its identity. You authenticate
>> based on public key and optionally the server socket domain. ZAP
>> authentication happens before any recv() and you cannot depend on any
>> correlation between the two, except any recv() delivers messages from
>> an authenticated sender.
> Hi Pieter,
> My need is the following: I need to know who is sending the message  I'm
> reading from ROUTER. This is important for me because, the ROUTER might
> sometimes initiate a request/response exchange, not only reply to
> requests. Thus, to reach the right recipient, I need its socket id.
> It means I need, somehow, to maintain a mapping
> public_key:socket_identity, because I only have the public_key beforehand.
> Nicolas
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