Re: EBS Load Balancer Query

Thanks Abhinav and Steve for your response.

I think Abhinav's solution might do the trick. It is well documented and
supported by Oracle.

Thanks for your input Steve. Will definitely give it a try as well.

Cheers,
Priyank.


On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 4:47 PM, Steve Kirby <kirby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> I think Abhinav hits the important points, but there might be a simpler
> way to view this.****
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> Think of the ‘some network device’(that is what you called it in the
> email) as a proxy to your EBS servers.  All users coming in go through the
> proxy.  You can have the proxy do the rewrites for traffic (decrypt/encrypt
> – redirect between ports if necessary) so that you do not need to do any
> weird configuration on the EBS servers.****
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> If I understand what you are trying to do I would get a good Network
> Engineer to scope out a solution … unless I am missing something it isn’t
> that difficult.****
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> See: http://www.f5.com/pdf/deployment-guides/oracle-ebs-iapp-dg.pdf ****
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> Steve****
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> *From:* ora-apps-dba-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:
> ora-apps-dba-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *Abhinav Phadnis
> *Sent:* Friday, March 16, 2012 7:38 AM
> *To:* ora-apps-dba@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* Re: EBS Load Balancer Query****
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> Hi Priyank ,****
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> You can surely do that . Kindly follow note and set the parameter
> mentioned as per  Note 
> 376700.1<https://support.oracle.com/CSP/main/article?cmd=show&type=NOT&id=376700.1>
> and use the table for  *Changes when using an SSL Accelerator* mentioned
> in step 8 . Kindly set the parameters as mentioned in this table , also
> this table mentions about the parameter * **s_enable_sslterminato*r that
> you have to remove from the current value of # in your context file to
> blank value and run the autoconfig. This will configure your application to
> receive the HTTP protocol. ****
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> However, if you are having a BIG-IP F5 Load Balancer  then you can
> configure it to fwd HTTP request to application servers by using the note
> 889308.1<https://support.oracle.com/CSP/main/article?cmd=show&type=NOT&id=889308.1>
>  . Similar
> note can be found for CISCO ACE balancer as well .****
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> Regards****
>
> Abhinav****
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> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 8:38 AM, Priyank Jain <mail2priyank@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:****
>
> Hi All,****
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> I have a very peculiar requirement for setting up a Load balancer with EBS
> R12.****
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> The requirement is that the client connecitons come in as HTTPS and the
> encrypted traffic gets offloaded to HTTP in a DMZ zone by some network
> device before it hits the Load balancer.****
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> So the Load balancer gets HTTP traffic and forwards it on to the
> Application servers in unencrypted format.****
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> So far so good.****
>
> However, the requirement is that the loopback address should not be HTTPS
> as the traffic has to then go back to the top of the stack and come back
> again, which I believe is not supported by the hardware we are using.  ***
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> So, the question is:****
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> Is it possible to configure EBS so that the Client Web entry port is
> HTTPS, that is offloaded to HTTP before it hits the Load balancer but the
> loopback address for EBS is HTTP only? ****
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> Thanks in advance.****
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> Regards,****
>
> Priyank.****
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> ****
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> -- ****
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> *Thanks & Regards*****
>
> *Abhinav Phadnis*****
>
> *A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his
> name  *****
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