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|Oracle GlassFish Server Message Queue 4.5 Administration Guide|
Message Queue includes support for Java clients to communicate with a message broker by means of the HTTP or secure HTTP (HTTPS) transport protocols, rather than through a direct TCP connection. (HTTP/HTTPS support is not available for C clients.) Because HTTP/HTTPS connections are normally allowed through firewalls, this allows client applications to be separated from the broker by a firewall.
This appendix describes the architecture used to enable HTTP/HTTPS support and explains the setup work needed to allow Message Queue clients to use such connections. It has the following sections: