[JDEV] Security & the Java Jabber server

Iain Shigeoka iainshigeoka at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 2 15:16:30 CDT 2001

--- Al Sutton <al at alsutton.com> wrote:
> My current plan is to get a sourceforge project up and running and put
> the
> CVS repository on that, and run the web site/downloads from my site
> (www.alsutton.com), although any ideas are welcome.

Wow.  Sounds great.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ragavan S" <jabber_dev at hotmail.com>
> To: <jdev at jabber.org>
> Sent: Monday, July 02, 2001 7:55 PM
> Subject: [JDEV] Security & the Java Jabber server
> > Apart from the issues you both have brought out, I am also personally
> > interested in trying to figure out how to tie in XML-DSIG to add
> security,
> > especially when you start talking about 'enterprise grade'
> communications.

Great.  I'm also interested in this (I think the protocols should think
security first, then build the rest on top of that).  It will be
interesting to see where this takes us.

> > Another interest is to see if and how Kerberos fits in. The concept of
> > sessions can be pretty pertinent to communications and this might be
> an
> > area for something like kerberos to come in.

Interesting.  I just downloaded the IBM XML security stuff (linked as the
reference implementation of the w3c XML encryption standard).  It contains
XML based access control stuff that looks really interesting too.


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