[standards-jig] SSL/TLS mandatory

Matthias Wimmer m at tthias.net
Sun Jan 25 23:28:14 UTC 2004


Hi Justin!

Justin Karneges schrieb am 2004-01-25 14:07:59:
> However, it's worth noting that XMPP also supports SASL encryption.  This is 
> optimal for login-based protocols (such as Jabber), because the password is 
> used as a shared secret instead of a certificate.  Many of the free public 
> servers will love this.

Are there any authentication mechanisms defined for SASL that provide
encryption? I know that SASL can handle this, but I don't know a SASL
mechanism that actually provides encryption.


Tot kijk
    Matthias

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