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From "Francois Orsini" <francois.ors...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-962) Upgrade default security mechanism in client to use encrypted userid password if client can support it.
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2006 18:58:32 GMT
On 2/20/06, Sunitha Kambhampati <ksunithaghm@gmail.com> wrote:
> Francois Orsini wrote:
>
> >Well yes the length of the DH KA prime in the DRDA specs is 256 bits -
> >I talked to the Open Group some months ago to try and propose an
> >addendum to increase the length of the modulus and allow a 512-bit
> >(strong) prime but I was suggested to use some other and defined
> >security mechanism as part of the DRDA specs (like encrypted
> >connections ;-)), but I worked on strong password substitute
> >(USRSSBPWD) which of course is quite different than 'EUSRIDPWD' scheme
> >but at the end both do NOT send a clear password across the
> >wire...USRSSBPWD sends the userid in clear whereas EUSRIDPWD does not.
> >
> >
> >
> Hi Francois,
>
> Are you planning to submit patch to add USRSSBPWD support for 10.2 ?
>

Yes absolutely. I have been disrupted by some family issues lately -
am hoping to be able to post the changes this week or next...

--francois

> Thanks,
> Sunitha.
>

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