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Re: TLS-based authentication?

TLS is a method of negotiating encryption and not an authentication
method. Therefore you can use simple authentication with TLS transport
for secure connections or if you're really going to push the boat out
have a play with sasl and TLS.

Also, I'm pretty sure that TLS comes with Openssl so its not a seperate


On Thu, 2003-06-26 at 17:17, Stephen Frost wrote:
> Hey all,
>   Any of you folks using TLS-based authentication?  Where you're
>   actually using TLS to perform your authentication to slapd?  (Not just
>   encryption and whanot).
>   The reason I ask is that it would be difficult to support that using
>   GNU TLS in place of OpenSSL and we're wondering how much interest
>   there is for it.
>   	Thanks,
> 		Stephen
Greg Matthews
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