Authentication by certificate

Ken Murchison murch at
Mon Dec 10 15:41:58 EST 2007

Matthieu Hallouin free wrote:
> Ken Murchison a écrit :
>> 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.
> Thank you. I've got a problem with the SASL EXTERNAL. I can not find 
> documentation or implementation on the web ... :-[

RFC 4222

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

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