[olsr-dev] IPC-Protocol / GUI

Ignacio García Pérez (spam-protected)
Fri Nov 19 14:06:47 CET 2004

> >3.3- Or use SSL.
> >
> >
> >Regarding the last point, SSL should definitely be a compilation option,
> >since it may not be available or convenient in certain platforms. We have
> >OpenSSL and dropbear, the second being a lightweight alternative.
> >
> >
> That may be an option.
> But can we use the openssl libs on a little device like an WRT ?

Have a look at dropbear. I believe there are also other lightweight SSL

On the other hand, for a little device like an WRT, you can forego SSL
(that's why I said it should be a compile option) and rely on iptables to
restric access to the olsrd IPC. This is feasible because you'll agree an
WRT user is not the average user...

Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
Version: 6.0.797 / Virus Database: 541 - Release Date: 11/15/2004

More information about the Olsr-dev mailing list