zmq_plain(7)

zmq_plain(7)

ØMQ Manual - ØMQ/4.1.5

Name

zmq_plain - clear-text authentication

Synopsis

The PLAIN mechanism defines a simple username/password mechanism that lets a server authenticate a client. PLAIN makes no attempt at security or confidentiality. It is intended for use on internal networks where security requirements are low. The PLAIN mechanism is defined by this document: http://rfc.zeromq.org/spec:24.

Usage

To use PLAIN, the server shall set the ZMQ_PLAIN_SERVER option, and the client shall set the ZMQ_PLAIN_USERNAME and ZMQ_PLAIN_PASSWORD socket options. Which peer binds, and which connects, is not relevant.

See also

zmq_setsockopt(3) zmq_null(7) zmq_curve(7) zmq(7)

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