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From Maarten Bosteels <>
Subject Re: [MINA] Using MINA to write a proxy server like application
Date Fri, 02 Dec 2005 08:53:11 GMT
Srikanth Veeramachaneni wrote:

>The protocol being supported is a stateful synchronous command/response
>protocol where the client initiates all the communication by sending
>commands and the server responds by sending responses. The only exception
>is that at the time of connection establishment the server sends a
>greeting back to the client.
>The normal process flow for the proxy would be something like below
>  1. Client initiates SSL connection
>  2. Proxy accepts connection and starts SSL handshake
>  3. After SSL handshake is successfully completed, proxy establishes
>     connection to the application server
>  4. Read greeting from application server
>  5. Send greeting to client
>  6. Read command from client
>  7. Send command to application server
>  8. Read response from application server
>  9. Send response to client
> 10. Repeat steps 6 through 9

Hi Srikanth,

Sounds a lot like the Extensible Provisioning Protocol (EPP) or is this 
just coincidence ?


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