[Mono-dev] Https remoting

Sebastien Pouliot sebastien.pouliot at gmail.com
Wed Oct 11 20:07:34 EDT 2006

Hello Pablo,

On Thu, 2006-10-12 at 01:47 +0200, pablosantosluac wrote:
> Hi all,
> Reading the 1.1.18 release notes I noticed there are some security 
> enhancements.

yes, there are

> Looking a bit further I found some posts where somebody where arguing about 
> secured remoting.


> Is it currently possible to implement remoting through https on an 
> standalone server? 

yes. the only limitation is using X.509 client certificates. the
existing API (at least 1.x) doesn't expose the private key required to
do this.

> If so... how?

The same as you would do on Windows. A possible exception is that you
may need to add/update your trusted root certificates. This is explained
in the security FAQ on the wiki.

Sebastien Pouliot  <sebastien at ximian.com>
Blog: http://pages.infinit.net/ctech/

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