Oracle Fusion Middleware Deployment Planning Guide for Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition

How Connection Handlers Work

A connection handler consists of a list of criteria and a list of policies. Directory Proxy Server determines a connection's class membership by matching the origination attributes of the connection with the criteria of the class. When the connection has been matched to a class, Directory Proxy Server applies the policies that are contained in that class to the connection.

Connection handler criteria can include the following:

The following policies can be associated with a connection handler:

For more information about Directory Proxy Server connection handlers and how to set them up, see Chapter 20, Connections Between Clients and Directory Proxy Server, in Oracle Fusion Middleware Reference for Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition.