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Security Considerations#

The oxd-https-extension is a RESTful server that accepts HTTPS calls based on dropwizard framework. Communication between oxd-https-extension and oxd-server is protected by protection_access_token.

Limit access#

oxd-https-extesion is web server which handles all requests. Attacker can use such open server for own needs or attack it (e.g. DDoS) . Therefore it is recommended to protect it by putting oxd-https-extension in private network. As alternative it is possible to proxy requests via web server (e.g. Apache HTTP Server or nginx) and limit access via it.