|Newbie questions about Pliant
Creating an account
|Message posted by maybe Rogério Justino on 2001/03/01 21:27:44
|What is a public Key, what it means ?, and what it does ?
|Message posted by hubert.tonneau on 2001/03/01 22:04:20
|It is related to public/private key crypto systems.
The general principle is that a message encoded with the public key can be
decoded using and only using the private key, and the other way round.
One such algorithm is called RSA and is implemented in Pliant secured
channel subsystem to provided fully secured access to remote Pliant
servers (the identity of the client is granted, the identity of the server
is granted, the informations exchanged cannot be read of changed in the
It is what I use to remote administrate and upgrade Pliant servers.