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Integrate Nomad Web/Nomad into Domino, make SafeLinx obsolete
Add Nomad Web functionality to Domino, and make the specialized SafeLinx proxy obsolete for Nomad Web and Nomad.
With that, Domino would be responsible for the port conversion of WSS-nrpc, authentication, SSO and MFA.
A normal (not specialized) Load Balancer (such as HAProxy, F5 Big-IP) would then load balance the HTTPS Websockets to the correct Domino server.
Essentially, this idea is about moving the Nomad Web functionality from SafeLinx to Domino.
There are several aspects how this could be beneficial:
Deployment of Nomad Web would become much cheaper, easier and more accessible for customers, because it does not require extra knowledge of an additional product (SafeLinx) and maintenance of an additional external database.
Simpler, faster deployment, because there are less discussions with extended engineering teams (e.g. Security Officer, Network Team etc.)
Existing Load Balancers at customer site could already deliver HTTP/3 QUIC, HTTP/2 etc. and the latest TLS implementations.
Security methods, such as authentication, SSO, 2FA methods already exist in Domino. This could make the development of Nomad Web cheaper.
Less support cost on HCL side, because Domino Administrators already know Domino, there are no questions regarding SafeLinx and no requirements for implementations of specific enterprise databases or MySQL.
Customer has more freedom of choice on how to implement Nomad Web (e.g. specialized VPN implementations)