openPGP vs x509
anonymous at remailer.metacolo.com
Wed Apr 14 08:18:55 CEST 2004
> TLS provides such a mechanism but sane users don't hand their money
> over to Verisign for a user certificate. I don't know whether
> browsers support this at all.
'curl' and 'libcurl' do support TLS client authentication:
$ curl --help|grep cert
-E/--cert <cert[:passwd]> Specifies your certificate
file and password (HTTPS)
--cert-type <type> Specifies certificate file type (DER/PEM/ENG) (HTTPS)
--cacert <file> CA certifciate to verify peer against (SSL)
-k/--insecure Allow curl to connect to SSL sites without certs (H)
Stunnel, which also supports client authentication, can be used
with browsers that do not support it natively...
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