Subject Re: [firebird-support] "Over the wire" Connection Encryption: AES
Author Mark Rotteveel
On 26-1-2018 15:16, Dimitry Sibiryakov sd@...
[firebird-support] wrote:
> 26.01.2018 13:37, daniel.achermann@... [firebird-support] wrote:
>> One of our customer is interested in the Firebird 3 feature of a "over the wire"
>> connection encryption. This customer however prefers the AES-protocol instead of the
>> default plug in with arc4.
> AES can hardly be used for wire encryption because wire block size is not always match
> AES encryption block size and plugin interface does not allow rounding up.

I'd so much prefer if Firebird simply does away with this monstrosity
and use TLS instead...

Mark Rotteveel