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From Joe Fernandez <>
Subject Re: Newbie question about JMS tunneling through HTTPS
Date Tue, 03 Nov 2009 14:40:49 GMT

JMS is an API not a transport protocol. Each JMS provider has its own
transport or wire-level protocol. For example, one of AMQ's transport
protocols is called OpenWire
( which can
be tunneled over or through HTTP/S


nkhan00 wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a newbie question. First some background:
> We have an application that sits in an environment where only outgoing
> HTTP connections are allowed. This application needs to do two things: (1)
> send data to a remote server over the internet (2) receive commands from
> the same remote server. The occurence of (1) and (2) is completely
> independent of each other. In other words, function (1) is invoked at
> random times, and function (2) is also invoked at random times. 
> My question: can we use JMS tunneled through HTTPS to implement the above
> two functions? HTTP is a request-response protocol, and the remote server
> is not allowed to make HTTP requests to our application. So how does it
> send a message using JMS-over-HTTPS? In other words I do not understand
> how function (2) above will be realized. 
> Your help will be highly appreciated.
> Regards
> Nadeem

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