[zeromq-dev] proxying CURVE ?

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Fri Nov 29 13:12:51 CET 2013


This won't work at the ZMTP level. CURVE must talk to CURVE. You could
write a proxy that does raw TCP, and extends the CURVE handshake
across from client to worker. You could also use libcurve on top of
NULL, and do end-to-end security (that was the use case for libcurve).

On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 12:22 PM, Laurent Alebarde <l.alebarde at free.fr> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Is it right to proxy CURVE ? I mean:
>
> CLIENT (CURVE) ------- (NULL) PROXY (NULL) ---------- (CURVE) WORKER
>
> I have identified a condition: the PROXY SHALL be ROUTER/ROUTER, and SHALL
> maintain a table that assign on client always to the same worker for the
> socket TTL. With this condition fullfilled, can you see some other
> showstopper for such an architecture ?
>
> Cheers,
>
>
> Laurent.
>
>
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