[clug] authenticated RPC

Brad Hards bradh at frogmouth.net
Wed Sep 10 20:00:34 MDT 2014

On Wed, 10 Sep 2014 02:38:51 PM jm wrote:
> Are there any RPC protocols out there that have
> authentication/aothorisation built in? It seem to have been over looked
> in every one I've looked at. I'm using python to write some middle ware
> to sit between a django front end on one server and a privileged service
> on another, exposing a limited set of functionality. While I'll be
> locking it down to only one or two IP addresses I'd still prefer to have
> the extra level of protection of authentication. Not just as a mean of
> defence in depth, but also to stop other things on the front end server
> from having access or to change what functionality is available
> depending on the user.
Maybe something like Apache Etch would be a good fit?

TLS/SSL is one transport option, with password based authn possible within 

Note: Looked at it, but not tried it.


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