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SSL Communication/Authentication methods between Amanda server and client.

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NAME

amanda-auth-ssl - SSL Communication/Authentication methods between Amanda server and client

DESCRIPTION

This authenticate method use ssl certificate to authenticate host, all transfer over the network is encrypted. Each amanda client/server must have its own certificate signed by the amanda CA certificate.

COMPILATION AND GENERAL INFORMATION

Amanda must be configure with --with-ssl-security SERVER/CLIENT CONFIGURATION In amanda.conf and amanda-client.conf. ssl-dir The directoty where amanda store all the certificates. A good value is ~/amanda-ssl. ssl-check-certificate-host Check the peer hostname match the certificate host name. ssl-check-fingerprint Check the fingerprint of the certificate is the same as the fingerprint we already have for that host. ssl-check-host Do the bsd check, dns name of peer IP is the hostname we connect to.

FILESYSTEM LAYOUT FOR CERTIFICATES

$SSL_DIR/CA/crt.pem # CA certificate that signed all certificates. $SSL_DIR/CA/private/key.pem # CA private key (on server only) $SSL_DIR/me/crt.pem # public certificate of the host $SSL_DIR/me/private/key.pem # private key of the host $SSL_DIR/me/fingerprint # fingerprint of my certificate $SSL_DIR/remote/HOSTNAME/fingerprint # fingerprint of the HOSTNAME certificate On the HOSTNAME host, $SSL_DIR/remote/HOSTNAME is a symbolic link to ../me.

PROGRAM TO HELP CONFIGURATION

The amssl program is a tool to manage the certificate.

SEE ALSO

amanda(8), amanda.conf(5), amanda-client.conf(5), disklist(5), amdump(8), amrecover(8), amssl(8), amanda-auth(7) The Amanda Wiki: : http://wiki.zmanda.com/

AUTHORS

Jean-Louis Martineau <@zmanda.com> Zmanda, Inc. (http://www.zmanda.com) Dustin J. Mitchell <@zmanda.com> Zmanda, Inc. (http://www.zmanda.com) Paul Yeatman <@zmanda.com> Zmanda, Inc. (http://www.zmanda.com)
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