[zeromq-dev] TLS support for ZeroMQ

Doron Somech somdoron at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 18:11:36 CEST 2020


Actually ZeroMQ does support TLS... with the new websocket transport. With
regarding to features, zeromq tcp (zmtp) and websocket are pretty equal.

On Thu, Jun 11, 2020, 18:59 Jake <jake.cobb at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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