My general take is: “dictum ne agas: do not do a thing already done.”
You need to be able to avail yourself of CPAN, all the way. JSON (or XML..SOAP) is a good, reliable way to freeze and thaw a message. Encryption (public or private key) is also readily available. What you really want here is “an encrypted transport layer,” presumably in the form of a Perl object, that provides all the rest of your application with reliable, authenticated message-passing while concealing all of the plumbing behind a nice sheetrock™ wall. I'm sure that this has been done before.
Basically, “this is yet-another RPC requirement, nothing more.” Yeah, it's gotta be secure but “ hey, there's nothing new about that, either.” So you're looking at research-time, not coding time: “finding the right shelf.”
Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
Please read these before you post! —
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
- a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||