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security_and_signatures [2014/03/24 03:39]
chris [Signing your Mods]
security_and_signatures [2015/09/20 17:19] (current)
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 ===== How Signing Works ===== ===== How Signing Works =====
-We use DSA signatures in Empeld to do a few different things:+We use RSA signatures in Empeld to do a few different things:
   - To make sure when you update the game you're getting it from a valid source   - To make sure when you update the game you're getting it from a valid source
   - To make sure plugin and game content on your computer is un-altered/​hacked   - To make sure plugin and game content on your computer is un-altered/​hacked
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 ===== Signing your Mods ===== ===== Signing your Mods =====
-You can sign your mods using our DSA utility ​app: http://​update.empeld.com/​utils/​dsasigner.exe+You can sign your mods using our bundled RSA utility ​`security.exe`
  
 This utility has a few commands: This utility has a few commands:
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   * verify - To verify a file/​signature against your public key   * verify - To verify a file/​signature against your public key
  
-Once you have created your private key with the util, and signed your content, you can distribute your public key for your users to drop in their "​trustedkeys/"​ folder in empeld. ​ This will mean that they trust all mods from you, and they won't be prompted every time they load up an unsigned server.+Once you have created your private key with the util, and signed your content, you can distribute your public key for your users to drop in their "​trustedkeys/"​ folder in empeld.  The key can also be installed by giving a URL to the launcher'​s "​Install Key" feature under "​Advanced"​.  This will mean that they trust all mods from you, and they won't be prompted every time they load up an unsigned server.