Developer's Guide to Oracle Solaris Security

SASL Architecture

The following figure shows the basic SASL architecture.

Figure 7–1 SASL Architecture

Diagram shows how the major SASL elements work together
in a client-server relationship.

Client and server applications make calls to their local copies of libsasl through the SASL API. libsasl communicates with the SASL mechanisms through the SASL service provider interface (SPI).