Protocol bridging

Protocol bridging refers to the request coming on one transport protocol, and being sent in for processing on a different protocol. For example, the corporate policy may dictate that all incoming traffic should be on HTTPS. Some web services may exist that are exposed only via a transport such as JMX. In such a case, there should be a way of bridging from HTTPS to JMX. Furthermore, the backend web services, which may be deployed on Axis2, may be highly secured within a High Security Zone (HSZ), and the policies may dictate that only certain calls from the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) can be made to those web services. We may also implement message validation and request throttling outside the highly secured LAN. This scenario is ...

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