The first endpoint was the client, the second the HTTP proxy system; and the third the HTTP server endpoint.
TLS Session via CoAP to HTTP Proxy is possible but susceptible to the Man-In-The-Middle attack.
Every element in an HTML page, including the page itself, is transferred as a file via a TCP connection, so an HTTP proxy is simply an application that terminates the TCP connection at the server end and recreates it at the browser end, or vice-versa, for every file transferred during a browser session.
In an Internet accelerator, an HTTP proxy can serve two purposes, one simply by existing as a proxy, and the other by virtue of converting HTTP 1.0 flows from the server to HTTP 1.1 flows to the client.
This benefit is why, even though all modern web servers and browsers support HTTP 1.1, an HTTP proxy in an Internet accelerator is still useful.
In the LPWA trial, the HTTP proxy, which comprises the Browsing Proxy and the Persona Generator, is stateless.
It also provides limited connection anonymity by using an HTTP proxy. However, tracing all communication to and from the proxy may reveal the user's identity.
The user configures his or her browser's HTTP Proxy setting to use the LPWA HTTP proxy.
Only the HTTP proxy
component, which Kraynak said few customers have turned on, is vulnerable.
Features include an ability to work with any web server, support for HTTP proxy
servers and HTML to WML conversion.
The idea is that a HTTP proxy
server driven by IBM's ISMS will manage the terminal and allow servers to only send the screenphone information that it is capable of understanding and displaying.