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  • From: Jordan McCarthy <>
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  • Subject: Re: [ndt-dev] RPM and Flash
  • Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08:15:55 -0500

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For what it's worth, the M-Lab platform uses the second approach,
embodied in this file:

If this code looks reasonable to you all, please feel free to use it!


Jordan McCarthy
Open Technology Institute | New America Foundation
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On 11/07/2014 04:46 AM, Paweł Gesek wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I have been looking at updating the NDT RPM so that the flash
> client there works out of the box(Issue162
> <>). I've
> committed changes to the branch
> Issue162(, which
> make the HTML5-frontend install with NDT and changed the index page
> in the apache configuration to the new widget.html.
> As far as running the Flash client out of the box goes, the NDT
> server has to expose the crossdomain.xml file, which is required
> for the Flash client to allow opening sockets to the server.
> Unfortunately the socket policy does not go through HTTP, but a
> simple proprietary protocol that uses the TCP port 843. I am
> wondering for the best way to handle this in the NDT rpm. We can
> possibly add a requirement for a package like
> and use that to serve the
> file. We could also consider bundling some sort of a simple server
> script(like this
that would serve the policy file. Do you preferences on how to resolve this?
> Regards, Paweł
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