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.
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 <email@example.com>
Dustin J. Mitchell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Paul Yeatman <email@example.com>