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SASL

Implement SASL to include authentication in connection-based protocols.

Background Information

SASL is the Simple Authentication and Security Layer as defined by RFC 2222. It is a method for adding authentication support to connection-based protocols.

Available Tools

Implements SASL. This class will pick a security mechanism (e.g. CRAM-MD5) from a list defined by the user of this class based on server options. The selected security mechanism will use its challenge-response mechanism to authenticate this client with the selected server.

Availability: All namespaces.

%Net.SASL package

Implements security mechanisms for SASL for use with the preceding class. For example, %Net.SASL.CRAMMD5 implements the CRAM-MD5 SASL mechanism.

Availability: All namespaces.