[tahoe-dev] regarding the protocols used between client and storage server ?

David-Sarah Hopwood david-sarah at jacaranda.org
Wed Oct 20 02:13:50 UTC 2010

sreenivasulu velpula wrote:
> Hi,
>     In the presence of Gateway , the protocols used between client and gate
> way are HTTP(S) / (S)FTP  and from gate way to storage server is TCP/SSL. In
> this case GateWay will do the encryption and erasure coding.
>   In the absence of Gate way, client will do the encryption, erasure coding
> and send the data to storage servers. In this case, what is the protocol
> used between client and storage servers? is it TCP/SSL ?

There is always a gateway; there is no option not to use one. (You might have
been thinking of the "helper" which is optional.)

See <http://tahoe-lafs.org/trac/tahoe-lafs/ticket/862> for discussion of this
design decision.

> I didn't find any information about how to configure the Tahoe GateWay, can
> any one tell, where can i find information on this ?


(this file was docs/configuration.txt in the 1.8.0 release).

David-Sarah Hopwood  ⚥  http://davidsarah.livejournal.com

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