CNG engine on GitHub
reinier.torenbeek at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 12:54:46 UTC 2021
>From your response, it seems that this would be a good moment to start
looking into the provider interface. I will check it out (and may get back
with questions after that...)
On Fri, Jul 2, 2021 at 4:21 AM Matt Caswell <matt at openssl.org> wrote:
> On 02/07/2021 04:25, Reinier Torenbeek wrote:
> > Hi Matt,
> > I am aware of the deprecation of the engine interface with 3.0 but have
> not looked into the details of support providers yet. I expect converting
> an engine to a support provider could be done with quite a bit of code
> reuse, correct? Would you say the interface and design of support providers
> is stable at this point?
> The engine and provider interfaces are quite different - but since the
> underlying operations are the same I imagine there will be quite a bit
> of reuse.
> Yes, we consider the provider interface to be stable now.
> > Thanks,
> > Reinier
> >> On Jul 1, 2021, at 4:41 PM, Matt Caswell <matt at openssl.org> wrote:
> >> Nice! Are there any thoughts to support providers? The engine
> interface is deprecated in 3.0.
> >> Matt
> >>> On 01/07/2021 18:49, Reinier Torenbeek wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> For anyone interested in leveraging Windows CNG with OpenSSL 1.1.1,
> you may want to check out this new OpenSSL CNG Engine project on GitHub:
> https://github.com/rticommunity/openssl-cng-engine <
> https://github.com/rticommunity/openssl-cng-engine> . The associated
> User's Manual is on ReadTheDocs:
> https://openssl-cng-engine.readthedocs.io/en/latest/index.html <
> https://openssl-cng-engine.readthedocs.io/en/latest/index.html> .
> >>> The project implements the majority of the EVP interface, to leverage
> the BCrypt crypto implementations, as well as a subset of the STORE
> interface, for integration with the Windows Certificate and Keystore(s),
> via the NCrypt and Cert APIs. It has been tested with 1.1.1k on Windows 10,
> with Visual Studio 2017 and 2019. It is released under the Apache-2.0
> >>> Any feedback is welcome, please send it to me or open an issue on
> >>> Best regards,
> >>> Reinier
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