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0003481GNUnetDHT servicepublic2018-06-07 00:51
ReporterChristian GrothoffAssigned To 
PrioritylowSeverityfeatureReproducibilityN/A
Status confirmedResolutionopen 
Product VersionSVN HEAD 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0003481: DHT monitor should allow dropping / ignoring of requests
DescriptionIn the P2P course, it was discussed (for Scribe) that a feature for the monitor to drop an observed request (force it not to be routed further or stored) can be desirable. This could *also* be used to simulate malicious peers. While the result would not be strictly a 'monitor' anymore, clearly the monitor API would be the right place to do this. For example, the callback could simply indicate to 'continue forwarding' or 'drop/ignore' by return value.

A main change in the service would of course be that we'd now have to wait for 'all' monitors to give us that return value via IPC before continuing to process a request. However, as we usually might not have a monitor, this might be cheap. We might also want to allow monitors to register only for certain block types to keep the cost down even more.
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has duplicate 0003509 confirmedSree Harsha Totakura Monitoring API should enable dropping DHT messages 

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Date Modified Username Field Change
2014-07-02 17:38 Christian Grothoff New Issue
2014-07-02 17:38 Christian Grothoff Status new => assigned
2014-07-02 17:38 Christian Grothoff Assigned To => Bart Polot
2014-08-06 11:41 Christian Grothoff Relationship added has duplicate 0003509
2018-06-07 00:51 Christian Grothoff Assigned To Bart Polot =>
2018-06-07 00:51 Christian Grothoff Priority normal => low
2018-06-07 00:51 Christian Grothoff Status assigned => confirmed