[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ MQTT plugin and x509 client certificate authentication

Emile Joubert emile at rabbitmq.com
Wed Nov 13 09:58:31 GMT 2013

Hi Mark,

On 12/11/13 23:08, Mark Wolfe wrote:

> I am working on a project to use MQTT with RabbitMQ to a bunch of
> devices and I am looking to use x509 client certificate authentication.

I have filed a ticket for this enhancement. This repository has some
relevance: http://hg.rabbitmq.com/rabbitmq-auth-mechanism-ssl/

> In addition to client certificate authentication I am also interesting
> in implementing some of the bridge related enhancements currently being
> trailed in mosquitto but that is not high on my agenda at the moment.
> Note I know these are NOT in the standard yet however they are useful.

As you say, bridging is not part of the specification. You can use
RabbitMQ federation to obtain equivalent benefits, but using AMQP as the
federation protocol.


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