[gnutls-help] Can't get ANON auth working per the documentation example

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Wed Dec 18 16:50:03 CET 2013

On Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 3:53 PM, Lavrentiev, Anton (NIH/NLM/NCBI) [C]
<lavr at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov> wrote:
>>  A gnutls server doesn't support anonymous authentication by default.
> Thanks for responding!
> Documentation contradicts with what you're saying, however.  And it must be the
> source of my confusion.  Presumably, it needs to be revised (outdated?):
> --begin quote--
> gnutls-serv Examples
> Running your own TLS server based on GnuTLS can be useful when debugging clients and/or GnuTLS itself. This section describes how to use gnutls-serv as a simple HTTPS server.
> The most basic server can be started as:
> gnutls-serv --http
> It will only support anonymous ciphersuites, which many TLS clients refuse to use.

You got a point. That's very old behavior. I've updated the document
to reflect the current behavior.


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