[ruby-oci8-devel] Ruby OCI8 proxy authentication

shiwei zhang shiwei.zhang at oracle.com
Thu Apr 24 04:48:34 EDT 2008


It's appreciated if you can give out a detailed use case about this, how 
would you love best to pass arguments to OCI8.new() when you want to 
create a connection using Proxy Authentication? This is useful for us to 
define the requirements and then deliver the functionality. Of course we 
are willing to work out this functionality if it's really useful even 
necessary for ruby users. I think it's useful. :-)

Best Regards,

Liming Lian wrote:
> Hi Ted,
> Sounds like good feature. Better to hear Kubo's opinion on this, and 
> could you please file a new ticket on the project tracker for feature 
> request here:
> http://rubyforge.org/tracker/?atid=1054&group_id=256&func=browse
> Thanks,
> Liming
>> Hello,
>> I would like to be able to use Oracle's "proxy authentication" feature
>> from Ruby.  My Web research and review of the ruby-oci8 source code
>> indicate that this feature is unimplemented in ruby-oci8 and there are
>> no plans to add it.  I'd love to know if this is definitely the case.
>> If proxy authentication is indeed unimplemented, I think adding this
>> feature would be a strong enabler for getting ruby-oci8 to be more
>> widely used in complex enterprise environments.
>> Kubo or Liming, it would be great if you were to please comment on
>> whether this is something you would be interested in adding to
>> ruby-oci8.
>> For your information, here are some good explanations of proxy
>> authentication:
>> http://download-uk.oracle.com/docs/cd/A97630_01/appdev.920/a96590/adgsec
>> 03.htm
>> http://jonathanlewis.wordpress.com/2006/12/18/proxy-users/
>> Thanks!
>> Ted Behling
>> ISP Systems Analyst, Hargray Communications
>> ted.behling at htc.hargray.com
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