Preannounce: Kroupware Project started

Martin Konold konold at
Wed Sep 11 02:08:53 BST 2002

Hi Tim,

On Tuesday 10 September 2002 10:58 pm, Matthias Kalle Dalheimer wrote:
> On Tuesday 10 September 2002 22.57, Tim Jansen wrote:

> > Can you tell us anything about authentication? I am asking because KDE
> > does not have any mechanism for network authentication, and I am planning
> > to write Kerberos/GSSSAPI support - I need it for the desktop sharing
> > apps. But if you are going to come up some net authentication
> > mechanism...
> I have to leave that for the Erfrakon guys. Martin?

We are going to authenticate against LDAP with regards to the IMAP and the 
SMTP operations. In addition we use SSL/TLS for the transport security.

Last but not least the clients may choose to use either a PKI solution 
(Sphinx) or a web of trust (GPG) for individual objects incl. emails, 
calendar entries etc.


Dipl.-Phys. Martin Konold
Stauffenbergstra├če 107, 72074 T├╝bingen, Germany
email: konold at

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