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Authentication options of S3 API

asked 2013-08-05 03:39:40 -0500

Alexander gravatar image

updated 2013-08-08 11:47:35 -0500

smaffulli gravatar image

Hi guys,

could you help me about some security based stuff? I have some questions about the authentication of the emulated S3-API (=Swift3?).

  • Where I can find some paperwork about the authentication procedures
    of the S3-API/swift3?

  • Does the emulated S3-API use the same cryptograhic algorithms like
    Amazon S3? => e.g. HMAC SHA1 to make a signature

  • Which cryptographic algorithms are feasible?

Thanks for your help!

Kind regards Alexander N.

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answered 2013-08-05 07:08:56 -0500

rahmu gravatar image

I don't know much about Swift's implementation of S3 (Swift3, as you mention). However, you can find documentation for the S3 authentication procedure in the AWS documentation.

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Hi, thank you, however the practical implementation of S3 is the key question. One of my collegues said, that the authentication progress also based von SHA1 signatures. Can anybody acknowledge these thesis?

Alexander gravatar imageAlexander ( 2013-08-05 08:41:03 -0500 )edit

answered 2013-08-05 23:27:35 -0500

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@coolsvap: Thanks for your proposal. I already checked this chapter :-( but it doesn't help me. So far I didn't find any additional description of the S3-emulation.

Alexander gravatar imageAlexander ( 2013-08-07 05:44:28 -0500 )edit

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