[asterisk-dev] [Code Review] SIP authentication support

Joshua Colp jcolp at digium.com
Mon Feb 11 14:35:41 CST 2013

Hans Witvliet wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> Ok Joshua, perhaps i used the wrong phrase..
> I got the impression that the complete authentication-machine is getting
> re-implemented again...
> For logging in interactively or accessing restricted webpages and so on,
> you can use the same methods, apache only had to provide the
> (mod_auth_xxx) hooks, they didn't re-implement it all over again. So i
> wondered if the same analogy could be applied to Asterisk: just the
> hooks (that is: the communication with the sip/iax/whatever-user)
> There should be a more efficient way than storing/retrieving/validating
> passwords/hashes in an config file, not?

 From an architecture perspective the new SIP stuff allows this.

Joshua Colp
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