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Enable FASP support via SSP Perimeter Servers

We recently learnt via a support ticket (as this is currently undocumented at the time of writing) that SSP is unable to route the UDP traffic used by C:D's High-Speed Add-On FASP through SSP Perimeter Servers.

This severely limits the scenarios where FASP can be used in a three-tier network architecture used by many corporate organisations.

SSP/PS should be updated to allow UDP traffic to route via the same path as standard tcp traffic. I.e.

C:D ---> MSPS ---> SSP ---> LSPS ---> C:D

or

C:D ---> MSPS ---> SSP ---> LSPS ---> LSPS ---> SSP ---> MSPS ---> C:D

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  • Jun 22 2020
  • Under Consideration
How will this idea be used?

The use of FASP is not currently viable while maintaining the security of a three-tier network architecture.

Adding support opens up the use of the feature.

What is your industry? Banking
What is the idea priority? Medium
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    22 Jun 12:50pm

    Addendum: Online documentation should be updated to reflect this limitation, and/or it could be made impossible to configure an SSP C:D adapter with both a FASP port-range and a remote LSPS.