[zeromq-dev] Certificate formats

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Fri Oct 4 09:39:13 CEST 2013


On Fri, Oct 4, 2013 at 7:13 AM, Tom Cocagne <tom.cocagne at gmail.com> wrote:

> ==== Begin ZMQ Cert ====
> uuid: 9af3d710-e762-4cf4-a9cb-e5a5899bf3c8
> public_key: 81A...BF
> [org.cocagne.home_network]
>     name: cool_zmq_app_server
>     webserver_port: 1234
> [zmq.rfc1034]
>     dns_name: org.cocagne.home_network.cool_zmq_app_server
>     http_port: 1234
>     client_authentication_required: True
> [signatures]
> ...
> ==== End ZMQ Cert ====

OK, this is great, and goes on my whiteboard as the first strawman for
a certificate format.

- begin/end markers so multiple certs can be sent in an email
- unique UUID to... to allow unique identification
- RFC-specific sections with defined fields

What problem do the endpoint sections address?

-Pieter



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