I want to add an extra layer of security to the Bamboo server, and only allow connect on the broker URL (jms/activemq) from agents that have valid client certificates (X.509). All my https-traffic is terminated by proxy, where client certificates are required. I set the Bamboo broker URL from tcp: to ssl:.
How do I make the Bamboo server require a trusted client certificate from the agents, and how do I make the agents use their client certificate?
Digging in to the documentation of Apache activemq i tested adding the parameter
needClientAuth in bamboo.cfg.xml:
I tested connecting with
openssl s_client -connect. Without the needClientAuth
the connection is accepted. When i set it to to true
the connection is rejected without a valid client certificate:
ERROR [ActiveMQ BrokerService[bamboo] Task-2] [TransportConnector] Could not accept connection from tcp://127.0.0.1:46419: javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: null cert chain
However, there is the problem of tuning the trust by setting the trustStore. In the activemq documentation it is shown how to set the SSLContext for the broker only, and not for the whole VM. If you set the javax.net.ssl.trustStore to a very limited set of CAs (your private CA), the https-traffic to atlassian from the Bamboo server will fail.
Thank you for your question.
Please, refer to Securing your remote agents for further information.
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Thank you for your understanding.
Rafael P. Sperafico
Hi, Rafael. The pages you refer to needs to be fixed. There are several errors, as pointed out in the comments. One needs to add the parameters in JAVA_OPTS, and there is no mention of how to require valid client certs.
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