Fingerprint Authentication

Fredrik Lindberg fli+freebsd-hackers at
Fri May 5 12:45:30 UTC 2006

Alin-Adrian Anton wrote:
> Fredrik Lindberg wrote:
>  >
>  > The only way as I see it (to even make it possible with UPEKs driver)
>  > is to have a reader at both the remote machine and the client machine
>  > and then capture a BioAPI record at the client machine and have the 
> server verify it. But that involves transferring the record in a secure
>  > way to the server.
>  >
> Or simply have a reader on client side, which if correctly 
> authentificated will issue public-key auth with the server, or sort of.. 
> :) Not really BioAPI auth, but it enables the user to do remote logins 
> by putting the finger on the reader..

But that would sort of defeat the whole purpose of biometric 
authentication and you could really just use public keys instead
which would be a lot faster and easier than scanning your finger
at each login. :)

Fredrik Lindberg

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