FR 3.0 radsec : dynamic home server discovery status
alex.perez-mendez at jisc.ac.uk
Wed Mar 4 16:45:09 CET 2020
El 4/3/20 a las 16:16, Alan DeKok escribió:
> On Mar 4, 2020, at 9:53 AM, Alejandro Perez-Mendez <alex.perez-mendez at JISC.AC.UK> wrote:
>> In v3 we've got the rlm_realm module, which we use for the Trust Router protocol, which is somewhat a dynamic discovery mechanism. Would it be very difficult to add another discovery mechanism there?
> The issue is DNS lookups. We would need to do them via some async method, otherwise the server just shuts down.
That's right, but for the TR we make this sync anyway, and it works good
enough, since the blocking method only happens once per realm during the
Just mentioning that for providing a just-works solution it might be an
approach to take into account.
> The internals of v4 are 100% async, so this is almost trivial to do there. In v3, it's just a lot more complex.
Agreed. But for v3 it could be synchronous.
> Alan DeKok.
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