FW: RES: Secure connections
Eric J. Gustafson
Tue, 9 May 2000 13:56:18 -0500
Here's a fun one:
This one's a little more practical:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: phil@Stimpy.netroedge.com [mailto:phil@Stimpy.netroedge.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 20, 2000 3:00 PM
> To: Leiradella, Andre V Matos Da Cunha; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: RES: Secure connections
> Almost related: For machines which do a lot of encrypting based on
> random numbers (VPN routers, SSL web servers, etc.), are there
> hardware products which can produce lots of high-quality random
> numbers? The kernel /dev/random works well, but sometimes it can run
> out of data, and the server will lag.
> I'm interested in what you people think.
> On Thu, Apr 20, 2000 at 02:35:37PM -0300, Leiradella, Andre V
> Matos Da Cunha wrote:
> > Sorry, I didn't made myself clear.
> > I know I can generate key pairs and encrypt/decrypt files using
> the command
> > line. What I really need is the C functions witch do it, so I
> can link them
> > into my programs.
> > About the random number generation, don't get me wrong. I'm
> > 2.2.12 and I know /dev/random is ok, but so much is talked
> > numbers when it comes to key generation that I thought I needed
> > more than it.
> Philip Edelbrock -- IS Manager -- Edge Design, Corvallis, OR
> email@example.com -- http://www.netroedge.com/~phil
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