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From Dave Marion <dmario...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Qonduit - secure web socket proxy for Accumulo
Date Fri, 14 Apr 2017 17:52:31 GMT
Qonduit is now located at https://github.com/NationalSecurityAgency/qonduit.

On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 2:16 PM, Josh Elser <josh.elser@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks, Dave!
>
>
> Dave Marion wrote:
>
>> There is a WebSocketClientIT test in the test module to test access using
>> the Java client. I have implemented operations that get the Qonduit server
>> version and an operation to run an Accumulo Scanner. Both of these
>> implementation are in the operations modules. An example of creating/using
>> a web socket from a web page exists in the Timely codebase[1]. For doing
>> this with Qonduit, the request and response objects need to be
>> encoded/decoded with a CBOR library (for which there are several).
>>
>> Regarding security, authentication is performed on the server side using
>> whatever pluggable modules are configured (basic auth, x509, etc). The
>> transport is encrypted from the browser to the Qonduit server using SSL
>> (HTTPS / WSS).
>>
>> [1] https://github.com/NationalSecurityAgency/timely/blob/
>> master/server/src/main/resources/webapp/index.html
>>
>> On February 22, 2017 at 1:55 PM Josh Elser<josh.elser@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> Neat. Thanks for sharing!
>>>
>>> Any examples to show how a client would use it?
>>>
>>> Regarding the security, does it encompass authentication and privacy
>>> (encryption)? Any experience with certain implementations for the Spring
>>> security modules (e.g. which ones you've tested to work)?
>>>
>>> Dave Marion wrote:
>>>
>>>> I extracted the Netty web socket pipeline from Timely into it's own
>>>> server process, and modified it to support custom and pluggable server side
>>>> logic, and request / response objects. The readme has a little more
>>>> information, to include how it's different than the current proxy, it's
>>>> located at https://github.com/NationalSecurityAgency/timely/tree/
>>>> qonduit.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> For now the code is located in an orphan branch in the Timely GitHub
>>>> project. Someone suggested it might make sense as an Accumulo sub-project
-
>>>> let me know if there is interest in that.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> - Dave
>>>>
>>>>

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