axis-c-user mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Damitha Kumarage <dami...@wso2.com>
Subject Re: Axis2c server cannot configure listen address ??
Date Mon, 14 Jun 2010 09:48:18 GMT
Thomas Gentsch wrote:
> Hi Damitha,
>
> many thx for your fast reply! Also, when re-reading my posting, it
> sounded a bit like a complaint - this was not my intention, sorry for
> that!
>
> Technically, yes, this would be for security reasons, to protect a
> server from remote access entirely.
>   
This means you have a use case  where you use the server internally 
entirely?
> The advantages I see
>  - very simple config + implementation (extending
> axutil_network_handler_create_server_socket should be no major problem,
> however I did not look at the calling code yet ... :-)
>  - all config is in my own hands whereas setting up a firewall I have to
> ask other people (-> also a risk of breaking something)
>
> If I can formulate a wish, I'd prefer a way to set this programmatically
> similar to the port in axis2_http_server_create_*() but probably
> axis2.xml would be a nice place too (like "port").
>   
I think it is better to pass a server start parameter like -i (run 
server internally) to do that.
> If you feel, this would help, I'm happy to contribute.
>   
Please send a patch.
Thanks,
Damitha
> Many thx + best regards,
>   tge
>
> On Mon, 2010-06-14 at 09:24 +0530, Damitha Kumarage wrote:
>   
>> Thomas Gentsch wrote:
>>     
>>> Hello there,
>>>
>>> I was trying to find out whether there is any way to set up a SOAP
>>> server to listen only at 127.0.0.1 instead of * but could not find any
>>> to do this.
>>> Even worse, looking at the source in
>>> axutil_network_handler_create_server_socket() which appears to be the
>>> place, where this would happen, it seems as is this is not possible at
>>> all.
>>>   
>>>       
>> The simple reason you need your server only listen to 127.0.0.1 must be 
>> security.
>> But you can configure firewall to prevent access to port  on all IPs 
>> other than 127.0.0.1.
>> If this option is necessary we can implement it in 
>> axutil_network_handler_create_server_socket()
>> as you suggested.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Damitha
>>     
>>> Am I missing something? If this is really the case, are there any plans
>>> to add this?
>>>
>>> Many thx + regards,
>>>   tge
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>>> To unsubscribe, e-mail: c-user-unsubscribe@axis.apache.org
>>> For additional commands, e-mail: c-user-help@axis.apache.org
>>>
>>>
>>>   
>>>       
>>     
>
>
>
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: c-user-unsubscribe@axis.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: c-user-help@axis.apache.org
>
>
>   


-- 
__________________________________________________________________

Damitha Kumarage
Technical Lead; WSO2 Inc.
"Oxygenating the Web Service Platform; " http://www.wso2.com/

blog: " http://damithakumarage.wordpress.com/
__________________________________________________________________

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: c-user-unsubscribe@axis.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: c-user-help@axis.apache.org


Mime
View raw message