[erlang-questions] Webmachine / Mochiweb & client certificates

Ingela Andin <>
Fri May 6 21:42:18 CEST 2011


I can not say anything about  Webmachine (or mochiweb) but new erlang
ssl supports authentication of
the client.  I recommend  using the latest R14 release to make sure
you get all improvments that we
have done regarding this functionality.

Regards Ingela Erlang/OTP team - Ericsson AB

2011/5/5 Steve Strong <>:
> Hi,
> Does anyone out there have any experience with Webmachine (or mochiweb) and
> authentication using client certificates?  I've had a good google around but
> can't see anything that's pointing me in the right direction.  Getting
> regular SSL up & running was pretty straightforward, as is performing basic
> or digest authentication.
> I've also quite easily used curl to exchange a client key, which appeared to
> be successful, but within my webmachine resource I can't see anyway to see
> that a client cert was presented, nor any details about it that would allow
> me to authenticate the user or not.
> Any help would be much appreciated,
> Cheers,
> Steve
> --
> Steve Strong, Director, id3as
> twitter.com/srstrong
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