[zeromq-dev] Fwd: Access control

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Tue Jul 27 17:56:16 CEST 2010

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 5:54 PM, Pieter Hintjens <ph at imatix.com> wrote:

>> Wait - they can connect to our publisher: otherwise the Internet
>> wouldn't be much use from behind NAT. It's just making connections back
>> to them that's difficult.
> Of course they can connect to the publisher but there is no way for
> your application code to authenticate those connections.

Incidentally that raises some other concerns for Internet scale use:

- how to block IP addresses (e.g. to prevent DoS attacks)

Martin, any idea how you'd solve that?  Callbacks to application code
to allow/deny new connection requests, perhaps?


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