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Re: [mosquitto-dev] Advice needed (long, sorry)

Yes, but this increases the RAM and processing requirements of the broker and, potentially, decreases the number of concurrent connections you can support :-(

2015-02-12 12:18 GMT+01:00 Stefano Costa <stefano.costa@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
On 12/02/2015 09:32, Oegma2 wrote:
With AWS this is dead easy :) - can use the ELB to connect the TSL
clients on SSL, say port 8883 and terminate this to clear text TCP port
say 1883
So the Amazon's ELB takes care of your security side - you just load the

Yes, I agree this is one way to go in this situation. The "cons" are that you have to deal with two different points of configuration and potential failure/hole regarding crypto and authentication, one located in the ELB the other in the broker (or associated authentication plugin). Terminating TLS on the broker could be a simple setup.

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