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  • 1.  WebSocket usage

    Posted 07-19-2019 11:59 AM
    Edited by Stephane Schwob 07-19-2019 12:02 PM

    Hello,

    I need to be able to give access management through SIteMinder with reverse proxies to an app that would use WebSockets.

    I already saw that SiteMinder is not been compatible with WebSockets (ref) contrary to Layer 7 APIM or PAM.
    Since SiteMinder is mandatory for me, what would be your advise to be able to use WebSockets with it ?

    Tx

    Stephane



  • 2.  RE: WebSocket usage
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    Posted 07-19-2019 02:39 PM
    This might be one of the things you found but as you stated Siteminder does not support Websockets or SecureReverse Proxy.

    https://community.broadcom.com/communities/community-home/digestviewer/viewthread?MID=730550#bmd11fbbb6-d902-42e5-98fe-161d7cf5c9c1

    This post mentions a need for an enhancement to be opened but I could not find that enhancement.  That post was from 2014 and we have moved to a new community system since that time.  I am not aware of a way around this.  You might want to open an SSO case as well.  If not, I also recommend you open an "ideation" ( on the top toolbar).  Thank you.

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    Best regards,

    Scott Owens
    Sr Support Engineer
    Enterprise Software Division
    Broadcom Inc.
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  • 3.  RE: WebSocket usage

    Posted 28 days ago
    Hello Scott,

    Tx for your reply. As suggested, I will open a CA case to get help on how to set up a siteminder design that would get websockets working.

    BR
    Stephane