> From: Dave Shield <D.T.Shield@...>
> Date: 2004/07/28 Wed AM 04:26:59 EDT
> To: slif@...
> CC: net-snmp-coders@...
> Subject: Windows and OpenSSL
> I was looking at the instruction in the README.win32 file,
> describing the use of OpenSSL with a Windows-based build.
> One slight oddity struck me.
> In two or three places, it says:
> OpenSSL is required to support the encryption capabilities in
> SNMPv3 and will also support MD5 authentication.
> (or words to that effect).
> Now on the Unix side, the OpenSSL libraries are required to
> support *SHA*-based authentication. The Net-SNMP libraries
> include an implementation of MD5 authentication anyway.
> Is the situation different for the Windows build, or is this
> simply a glitch in the (otherwise excellent) documentation?
Dave, Thanks for pointing this out.
The behavior is the same for all platforms where OpenSSL is concerned.
The snmplib/md5 object is built in all cases. Its not referred to
if USE_OPENSSL is defined when keytools.c or scapi.c compiles.
I defer to your wordsmithing should you wish to rephrase
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