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Key: CORE-672
Type: Improvement Improvement
Status: Closed Closed
Resolution: Fixed
Priority: Major Major
Assignee: Alexander Peshkov
Reporter: Pavel Cisar
Votes: 1
Watchers: 3

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Firebird Core

"Over the wire" connection encryption

Created: 17/Sep/03 12:00 AM   Updated: 19/Jan/16 05:11 AM
Component/s: Engine
Affects Version/s: None
Fix Version/s: 3.0 Alpha 1

SF_ID: 807964
Target: 3.0 Beta 1
QA Status: No test

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SFID: 807964#
Submitted By: pcisar

Using one of the standard crypt libraries: SSL, NSS...
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For this use ZeBeDee that is a very simple FREE program
implements tunneling using Blowfish encryption and ZLib
compression. It makes "over the wire" Firebird connections
much faster and secure. (I'm using this in my over the
connections to IB).

You can get it on:
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for intranets, is there a solution? (shared intranet
without a firewall between the two sides) -- modifying
ibclient and redistributing one that supports
encryption ... is unlikely.
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AFAIK, you can acomplish this by using stunnel/ssl (to
encript the IB packets).
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And Zlib compression for modem connections ;->

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Alexander Peshkov added a comment - 24/Feb/12 11:23 AM
Implemented plugin interface for wire crypt plugins.
Implemented alleged RC4 plugin, which can use keys, created by SRP authentication plugin during authentication.

danielrail added a comment - 16/Jul/10 03:47 PM
In the U.S., the new meaningful use rules(for the healthcare industry) now dictates that this a feature that a user needs to have the capability to activate. And, SSL/TLS would be accepted.

Alice F. Bird added a comment - 14/Jun/06 09:41 AM
Date: 2003-11-14 14:42
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Another good option for implement this can be the use of
OpenSSL that allows SSL/TLS connections.