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CORBA34 — passthrough connection

  • Key: CORBA34-355
  • Legacy Issue Number: 2261
  • Status: open  
  • Source: Anonymous
  • Summary:

    Summary:
    I would like to get some clarification on the PASSTHROUGH/Untrusted Proxy
    issue.

    In page 4-45, the spec says "It is possible to support pass-through through
    multiple proxies. For example if in the above example there was another
    proxy B2 between B and C, during processing the new_target operation from A,
    B can try to establish a pass-through connection to C via a call to
    new_target on B2. If this fails, due to NO_PERMISSION for example, B should
    fall back to try to connect through B2 using the NORMAL mode.".

    If the connection (B - B2) is NORMAL, the whole connection is not a
    PASSTHROUGH since the client will see the B2"s identity in the SSL session.
    Should B throw back the NO_PERMISSION to the client if B get NO_PERMISSION
    from B2 for PASSTHROUGH connection? If the answer is no (seems to me that is
    what spec says), does this mean that it is possible that the client request
    a PASSTHROUGH connection but actually get a NORMAL connection?

  • Reported: CORBA 2.2 — Wed, 16 Dec 1998 05:00 GMT
  • Updated: Tue, 8 Oct 2019 18:02 GMT