Authentication by certificate

Ken Murchison murch at
Mon Dec 10 13:39:29 EST 2007

Matthieu Hallouin free wrote:
> hi,
> is it possible to authenticate users by certificate ?
> thanks

If you mean by TLS client certificate, yes.  The client must present the 
certificate to the server with the user's credentials, and then 
authenticate using the 'EXTERNAL' SASL mechanism.

Kenneth Murchison
Systems Programmer
Project Cyrus Developer/Maintainer
Carnegie Mellon University

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