[Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Client Certificate Management for SASL EXTERNAL
Kurt.Zeilenga at Isode.com
Fri Dec 5 17:09:28 UTC 2008
On Dec 5, 2008, at 8:18 AM, Dirk Meyer wrote:
>> Some XMPP server implementations already support multiple passwords
>> per user. Of course, the server has no clue how such passwords are
>> shared amongst a user's clients, likewise for user certificates.
> They do? What XEP handles that?
Yes. No XEP needed (if it's not specifically precluded, it's
allowed). SASL mechanisms do not restrict users to single passwords.
For instance, a server checking passwords against a directory using
LDAP Bind or Compare will naturally have multiple passwords per user,
as password attributes in the directory have traditionally been multi-
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