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From "Gary Tully (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (AMQ-3154) unable to implement custom broker-to-broker authorization
Date Thu, 17 Feb 2011 09:43:24 GMT

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Gary Tully commented on AMQ-3154:
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Go high level with your junit test, having more than one broker is not a problem. Maybe org.apache.activemq.security.JaasNetworkTest
can provide some inspiration.

The BrokerInfo command is the only difference between a client and a broker connection.
To see if a broker connection is complete, org.apache.activemq.broker.region.RegionBroker#getPeerBrokerInfos
can give you some high level view.
Not sure if this answers your questions but I hope it helps :-)

> unable to implement custom broker-to-broker authorization
> ---------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: AMQ-3154
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AMQ-3154
>             Project: ActiveMQ
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Broker
>    Affects Versions: 5.4.2
>            Reporter: Arthur Naseef
>         Attachments: pre_add_broker.patch
>
>
> Ran into the following issues preventing a custom Broker-To-Broker authentication implementation:
>   - BrokerFilter's addBroker() can not be used to secure a connection:
>       - for duplex connections, it is never called on the initial conneciton
>       - even if addBroker() throws an exception, it does not deny access (it does not
close the connection nor prevent other functioning)
>       - addBroker() does not have direct access to the ConnectionContext, nor any other
means for the BrokerFilter to access SSL certificates on the SSL transport
>   - BrokerFilter's addConnection() can not be used to secure a connection:
>        - there is no way to distinguish broker connections from clients
> Other approaches were considered, but lead to dead-ends.
> It seems the optimal solution would use the existing addBroker() method.
> A patch will be provided that adds a new method specifically for securing Broker-To-Broker
connections.

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