[zeromq-dev] TLS support for ZeroMQ

Jake jake.cobb at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 17:55:14 CEST 2020


ZeroMQ does not use TLS.  I don't know about JeroMQ but I would assume not
either since the mainline doesn't support that.  ZeroMQ uses Curve25519 for
ECC under the hood, which could also be used by TLS, but the protocol is
different: http://curvezmq.org/

-Jake

On Thu, Jun 11, 2020 at 11:46 AM P S <azsxdc88 at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> We are evaluating ZeroMQ for our next project and are currently stalled at
> determining whether or not ZeroMQ uses TLS.
>
> I am a bit confused about whether or not ZeroMQ - specifically JeroMQ -
> support TLS. I see that ZeroMQ support CurveMQ. I also read
> that Elliptic-curve cryptography (ECC) is a desired replacement for RSA
> algorithm. So, would it be a correct assumption that ZeroMQ support TLS
> using ECC based X509 certificate?
>
> Any feedback is greatly appreciated.
>
> Also, pointers to any Java samples that demonstrate how to use TLS with
> ZeroMQ would be very useful.
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