On 03/06/2015 08:05 AM, Martin Kosek wrote:
On 03/06/2015 01:16 PM, Dmitri Pal wrote:
On 03/06/2015 04:32 AM, Martin Kosek wrote:
On 03/06/2015 09:34 AM, Andrew Holway wrote:

Were using rabbitmq to shunt bits of data around various systems to provide better security we would like all of our acmq connections to be authenticated
and encrypted.

I'm looking for appropriate documentation or some friendly guidance of how server to server SSL authentication is done with freeipa and if indeed this is
the best way to ensure privacy in such scenarios.

These are the best documentation sources I could find:

Creating certs for FreeIPA hosts:

Creating certs for FreeIPA hosts:

With these certificates, you would need to manually configure SSL-based
authentication with mod_ssl/mod_nss. Partially related user howto is

I wonder if RabbitMQ has GSSAPI support, that would be more easy to configure
with FreeIPA than SSL certs.

Btw FreeIPA 4.2 plans to have much better support for different cert profiles
or sub-CAs that you may later use for purposes like this one.


CCing Fraser from Dogtag team for reference.


What we still missing is the client side certs. So AFAIU we would be able to
provide certs for one way authentication not two way yet.
It is in works.

Couldn't the authentication be provided with service certs and current default certificate profile?

I do not think so. I added Rob to the thread. I think he explained one time what is missing but I do not recall the details.

This is the ticket for the client certificate work, it was missing:


Thank you,
Dmitri Pal

Sr. Engineering Manager IdM portfolio
Red Hat, Inc.

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