[openstack-dev] [Neutron][LBaaS] SSL Termination write-up
andrew at linuxjedi.co.uk
Wed Nov 20 07:52:53 UTC 2013
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On 19/11/13 16:33, Clint Byrum wrote:
> Excerpts from Vijay Venkatachalam's message of 2013-11-19 05:48:43
>> Hi Sam, Eugene, & Avishay, etal,
>> Today I spent some time to create a write-up for SSL Termination
>> not exactly design doc. Please share your comments!
Would like comments/discussion especially on the following note:
>> SSL Termination requires certificate management. The ideal way is
>> to handle this via an independent IAM service. This would take
>> time to implement so the thought was to add the certificate
>> details in VIP resource and send them directly to device.
>> Basically don't store the certificate key in the DB there by
>> avoiding security concerns of maintaining certificates in
>> I would expect the certificates to become an independent resource
>> in future thereby causing backward compatibility issues.
> Perhaps Barbican can be leveraged for this, it seems that it was
Indeed, the planned Libra solution for this is to use Barbican. We
did some investigation into this when Barbican was a very new project
but unfortunately it wasn't quite ready at the time. We will be
looking into this again in the coming months.
Andrew Hutchings - LinuxJedi - http://www.linuxjedi.co.uk/
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