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Allow perimeter servers to bind dynamically to an interface, selectable within SSP adapter config

Request: Allow adapters to specify an interface that a PS should use, and allow PS's to dynamically bind to an interface in order to reduce the number of PS's required in environments with multiple partner-facing IP addresses in-use.

Problem Description: In current versions of SSP, Perimeter Servers are only aware of a single node-facing IP address that they are configured with. In some environments, SSP engines need to be able to configure different adapters to send/receive on different IP addresses, requiring installation and selection of multiple PS's. In an effort to reduce points of failure and improve performance, we are hoping to reduce the number of PS's required to a minimum, while still allowing multiple interfaces to be made use of.
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  • Dec 19 2017
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What is the idea priority? Medium
DeveloperWorks ID DW_ID39137
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