[erlang-questions] SSL: SSL_set_verify callback (Nicola Lugato)

Nicola Lugato <>
Tue Feb 3 21:47:00 CET 2009


Hello, could you update me on this issue?What's the status of the new
implementation? (btw, is it the "new_ssl" explained here
http://erlang.org/doc/man/new_ssl.html or something else?)

Many thanks, Nicola

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 2:33 PM, Ingela Anderton Andin <
> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I am not sure that the existing Erlang API towards openssl lets you get
> at this functionallity, however we are working
> on a new ssl-implementation,  that does not use openssl for
> communication only for cryptographics,
> where you will be able to do the corresponding. I can not make any
> promises regarding when we
> can release this but it is in the pipeline and should be ready in a not
> too distant future. There is a beta-version  of new ssl in R12B
> but you would have to hack it as that functionality is not yet included
> in the API.  (That code has also changed quite a lot since  the R12B
> release)
>
> Regards - Ingela Erlang/OTP, Ericsson
>
>
> > >>>
> > >>> Hello,
> > >>>  i'm considering porting some code of mine to erlang. It's a network
> > >>> server that uses SSL.
> > >>> It makes use of the callback that you can specify on SSL_set_verify
> (and
> > >>> similar) to check if a peer is allowed to connect, based on data in
> its
> > >>> certificate.
> > >>>
> > >>> (see: http://www.openssl.org/docs/ssl/SSL_CTX_set_verify.html)
> > >>>
> > >>> I've checked the documentation of the SSL application in Erlang
> > >>> (http://www.erlang.org/doc/apps/ssl/index.html), but i couldn't find
> a way
> > >>> to supply such a callback. Is it possible?
> > >>> This is a fundamental feature of my server so it would be a blocking
> > >>> problem.
> > >>>
> > >>> Thanks, Nicola
> >
>
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