"known in advance" public key authentication?
GMurray at webwayone.co.uk
Wed Nov 7 16:06:25 CET 2012
On Wed, 2012-11-07 at 14:33 +0000, Ivan Shmakov wrote:
> For my application, I need to establish a secure communication
> between two peers, and as it seems, TLS is a perfect fit for
> A feature of this application is that the public keys of the
> peers are effectively “known in advance”, so, while self-signed
> (unsigned?) X.509 certificates (or some OpenPGP ones) could be
> employed, there's no practical benefit from CC/WoT verification.
> Hence, the question is: is there a way to specify the local key
> pair and the remote public key to GnuTLS “directly”, just prior
> to connecting the remote?
Would PSK not do what you want?
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