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When other switching and routing delays are added and the delays are doubled to allow for a full round-trip transmission, the total delay can be 0. This can be used to allow the request to outlive the environment settings object , e. Archived from the original on 20 October If there is a fresh response it will be used. Emails can be cc-ed to multiple email addresses. Requester Pays An Amazon S3 feature that allows a bucket owner to specify that anyone who requests access to objects in a particular bucket must pay the data transfer and request costs. To construct a ReadableStream object optionally with a highWaterMark , sizeAlgorithm algorithm, pull action, and cancel action, run these steps:.

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The firewall is a component of Microsoft Windows. You can also install a firewall from another company. This article discusses how to configure the Windows firewall, but the basic principles apply to other firewall programs. This article provides an overview of firewall configuration and summarizes information of interest to a SQL Server administrator.

For more information about the firewall and for authoritative firewall information, see the firewall documentation, such as Windows Firewall with Advanced Security and IPsec. Users familiar with the Windows Firewall item in Control Panel and with the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security Microsoft Management Console MMC snap-in and who know which firewall settings they want to configure can move directly to the articles in the following list:.

Configure a Firewall for Report Server Access. Firewalls work by inspecting incoming packets, and comparing them against a set of rules. If the rules do not allow the packet, the firewall discards the packet and, if logging is enabled, creates an entry in the firewall logging file. When the computer that has the firewall enabled initiates communication, the firewall creates an entry in the list so that the response is allowed. The incoming response is considered solicited traffic and you do not have to configure this.

An administrator configures exceptions to the firewall. This allows either access to specified programs running on your computer, or access to specified connection ports on your computer.

In this case, the computer accepts unsolicited incoming traffic when acting as a server, a listener, or a peer. This is the type of configuration that must be completed to connect to SQL Server. Choosing a firewall strategy is more complex than just deciding if a given port should be open or closed. When designing a firewall strategy for your enterprise, make sure that you consider all the rules and configuration options available to you.

This article does not review all the possible firewall options. We recommend that you review the following documents:. Introduction to Server and Domain Isolation. The first step in planning your firewall configuration is to determine the current status of the firewall for your operating system.

If the operating system was upgraded from a previous version, the earlier firewall settings may have been preserved. Also, the firewall settings could have been changed by another administrator or by a Group Policy in your domain. Turning on the firewall will affect other programs that access this computer, such as file and print sharing, and remote desktop connections.

Administrators should consider all applications that are running on the computer before adjusting the firewall settings. This snap-in presents most of the firewall options in an easy-to-use manner, and presents all firewall profiles. By using the netsh tool, you can direct the context commands you enter to the appropriate helper, and the helper then performs the command. A helper is a Dynamic Link Library.

All operating systems that support SQL Server have a firewall helper. Windows Server also has an advanced firewall helper called advfirewall. The details of using netsh are not discussed in this article.

However, many of the configuration options described can be configured by using netsh. For example, run the following script at a command prompt to open TCP port How to Use the Netsh.

That means that every time that the Database Engine starts, it identifies an available port and uses that port number. If the named instance is the only instance of the Database Engine installed, it will probably use TCP port Because the port selected might change every time that the Database Engine is started, it is difficult to configure the firewall to enable access to the correct port number.

Therefore, if a firewall is used, we recommend reconfiguring the Database Engine to use the same port number every time. This is called a fixed port or a static port. An alternative to configuring a named instance to listen on a fixed port is to create an exception in the firewall for a SQL Server program such as sqlservr.

This can make it more difficult to audit which ports are open. Another consideration is that a service pack or cumulative update can change the path to the SQL Server executable which will invalidate the firewall rule. From the start menu, type wf. Click Windows Firewall with Advanced Security. In the right pane, under Actions click New rule New Inbound Rule Wizard opens. On Program , click This program path.

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Constructing an empty ReadableStream object will not throw an exception. A ReadableStream object stream is said to be readable if stream. A ReadableStream object stream is said to be closed if stream. A ReadableStream object stream is said to be errored if stream. A ReadableStream object stream is said to need more data if the following conditions hold:. A ReadableStream object stream is said to be disturbed if the result of calling IsReadableStreamDisturbed stream is true.

Due to compatibility constraints it is not included in all fetches. It is layered on top of HTTP and allows responses to declare they can be shared with other origins. It needs to be an opt-in mechanism to prevent leaking data from responses behind a firewall intranets.

Additionally, for requests including credentials it needs to be opt-in to prevent leaking potentially-sensitive data. This section explains the CORS protocol as it pertains to server developers. Requirements for user agents are part of the fetch algorithm, except for the new HTTP header syntax.

The CORS protocol consists of a set of headers that indicates whether a response can be shared cross-origin. Indicates which method a future CORS request to the same resource might use.

Indicates which headers a future CORS request to the same resource might use. Indicates which headers can be exposed as part of the response by listing their names. The server is encouraged to use the status in such HTTP responses. Note that even so, a CORS-preflight request never includes credentials. The server developer therefore needs to decide whether or not responses "tainted" with credentials can be shared.

And also needs to decide if requests necessitating a CORS-preflight request can include credentials. Generally speaking, both sharing responses and allowing requests with credentials is rather unsafe, and extreme care has to be taken to avoid the confused deputy problem. The following table serves to illustrate the various legal and illegal combinations for a request to https: A script at https: Neither credentials nor response header access is important.

This will use the CORS protocol , though this is entirely transparent to the developer from foo. Upon receiving a response from bar. If it has any other value, or is missing, the user agent will invoke the failure callback. The developer of foo. For example, if the response included the following headers.

This is because bar. This time around the CORS protocol is no longer transparent to the developer as credentials require an explicit opt-in:. The user agent will make sure to include any relevant credentials in the request.

It will also put stricter requirements on the response. Not only will bar. These exceptions are made for requests that can be triggered by web content but whose headers and bodies can be only minimally controlled by the web content. Specifications should avoid introducing new exceptions and should only do so with careful consideration for the security consequences.

New exceptions can be proposed by filing an issue. Only request destinations that are script-like or " style " are considered as any exploits pertain to them. Also, considering " image " was not compatible with deployed content. Cross-origin read blocking, better known as CORB, is an algorithm which identifies dubious cross-origin resource fetches e. CORB reduces the risk of leaking sensitive data by keeping it further from cross-origin web pages.

To perform a CORB check , given a request and response , run these steps:. To perform a cross-origin resource policy check , given a request and response , run these steps:. The algorithm below defines fetching. In broad strokes, it takes a request and outputs a response. To perform a fetch using request , run the steps below. An ongoing fetch can be terminated with flag aborted , which is unset unless otherwise specified. The user agent may be asked to suspend the ongoing fetch.

The user agent may either accept or ignore the suspension request. The suspended fetch can be resumed. The user agent should ignore the suspension request if the ongoing fetch is updating the response in the HTTP cache for the request. If request is a subresource request , then:. Let record be a new fetch record consisting of request and this instance of the fetch algorithm. If aborted is set, then return an aborted network error. Return a network error. Return the result of performing a main fetch using request.

To perform a main fetch using request , optionally with a CORS flag and recursive flag , run these steps:. When main fetch is invoked recursively recursive flag is set. CORS flag is a bookkeeping detail for handling redirects. Execute Report Content Security Policy violations for request. Upgrade request to a potentially secure URL, if appropriate. If should fetching request be blocked due to a bad port , should fetching request be blocked as mixed content , or should fetching request be blocked by Content Security Policy returns blocked , set response to a network error.

We use " no-referrer-when-downgrade " because it is the historical default. If response is null, then set response to the result of running the steps corresponding to the first matching statement:. Return the result of performing a scheme fetch using request. Let noCorsResponse be the result of performing a scheme fetch using request. This is only an effective defense against side channel attacks if noCorsResponse is kept isolated from the process that initiated the request.

If corsWithPreflightResponse is a network error , then clear cache entries using request. If response is not a network error and response is not a filtered response , then:. If response is not a network error and any of the following algorithms returns blocked , then set response and internalResponse to a network error:.

Traditionally, APIs accept a ranged response even if a range was not requested. This prevents a partial response from an earlier ranged request being provided to an API that did not make a range request.

A media element is used to request a range of a cross-origin HTML resource. Although this is invalid media, a reference to a clone of the response can be retained in a service worker. If the partial response is valid JavaScript even though the whole resource is not , executing it would leak private data.

This operates on response as this algorithm is not supposed to observe internalResponse. That would allow an attacker to use hashes as an oracle.

Queue a fetch task on request to process response for response. Queue a fetch task on request to process response end-of-body for response. Queue a fetch task on request to process response done for response. Otherwise, return a network error. URLs such as " about: Let dataURLStruct be the result of running the data: If dataURLStruct is failure, then return a network error. For now, unfortunate as it is, file and ftp URLs are left as an exercise for the reader.

When in doubt, return a network error. Return the result of performing an HTTP fetch using request. CORS flag is still a bookkeeping detail. Set response to the result of invoking handle fetch for request. Transmit body for request. If preflightResponse is a network error , then return preflightResponse. This step checks the CORS-preflight cache and if there is no suitable entry it performs a CORS-preflight fetch which, if successful, populates the cache.

The cache is there to minimize the number of CORS-preflight fetches. Redirects coming from the network as opposed to from a service worker are not to be exposed to a service worker. As the CORS check is not to be applied to responses whose status is or , or responses from a service worker for that matter, it is applied here.

Set response to a network error. Set response to an opaque-redirect filtered response whose internal response is actualResponse. Return the result of performing a main fetch using request with.

This has to invoke main fetch to get response tainting correct. As is authentication-fetch flag. Set httpRequest to a copy of request except for its body. Namely, request can be reused with redirects, authentication, and proxy authentication.

We copy rather than clone in order to reduce memory consumption. Let inflightRecords be the set of fetch records in group whose request has its keepalive flag set and done flag unset. For each fetchRecord in inflightRecords:. If the sum of contentLengthValue and inflightKeepaliveBytes is greater than 64 kibibytes, then return a network error. The above limit ensures that requests that are allowed to outlive the environment settings object and contain a body, have a bounded size and are not allowed to stay alive indefinitely.

This avoids a failure when handling content codings with a part of an encoded response. It would be great if we could make this more normative somehow. See HTTP header layer division for more details. Let cookies be the result of running the "cookie-string" algorithm see section 5. If storedResponse requires validation i. If forwardResponse is a network error , this effectively caches the network error, which is sometimes known as "negative caching".

If the CORS flag is unset and the cross-origin resource policy check with request and response returns blocked , then return a network error. If the ongoing fetch is terminated , then:. Set response to the result of performing an HTTP-network-or-cache fetch using request with authentication-fetch flag set.

If authentication-fetch flag is set, then create an authentication entry for request and the given realm. To perform an HTTP-network fetch using request with an optional credentials flag , run these steps:.

If connection is failure, return a network error. Set response to the result of making an HTTP request over connection using request with the following caveats:. Follow the relevant requirements from HTTP. Wait until all the headers are transmitted. Any responses whose status is in the range to , inclusive, and is not , are to be ignored. These kind of responses are eventually followed by a "final" response. The exact determination here is up to user agents for the time being.

User agents are strongly encouraged to only succeed HTTPS connections with strong security properties and return network errors otherwise. Using the " deprecated " state value ought to be a temporary and last resort kind of option. Let sizeAlgorithm be an algorithm that accepts a chunk object and returns a non-negative, non-NaN, non-infinite number, chosen by the user agent.

Let pull be an action that resumes the ongoing fetch if it is suspended. Let cancel be an action that terminates the ongoing fetch with the aborted flag set. Let stream be the result of constructing a ReadableStream object with highWaterMark , sizeAlgorithm , pull , and cancel. This deals with broken Apache configurations. Ideally HTTP would define this. Gecko bug looks into whether this quirk can be removed.

If credentials flag is set and the user agent is not configured to block cookies for request see section 7 of [COOKIES] , then run the "set-cookie-string" parsing algorithm see section 5.

Run these steps in parallel:. Set bytes to the result of handling content codings given codings and bytes. If bytes is failure, then terminate the ongoing fetch. Enqueue a Uint8Array object wrapping an ArrayBuffer containing bytes to stream. If that threw an exception, terminate the ongoing fetch, and error stream with that exception.

Otherwise, if stream is readable , error stream with a TypeError. Otherwise, the user agent should close connection unless it would be bad for performance to do so. In this case it could be worse to close the connection and go through the handshake process again for the next fetch. This is effectively the user agent implementation of the check to see if the CORS protocol is understood. The so-called CORS-preflight request.

If successful it populates the CORS-preflight cache to minimize the number of these fetches. To perform a CORS-preflight fetch using request , run these steps:. If headers is not empty , then:. This intentionally does not use combine , as 0x20 following 0x2C is not the way this was implemented, for better or worse. The CORS check is done on request rather than preflight to ensure the correct credentials mode is used. If either methods or headerNames is failure, return a network error.

If max-age is greater than an imposed limit on max-age , then set max-age to the imposed limit. If the user agent does not provide for a cache , then return response. For each method in methods for which there is no method cache entry match using request , create a new cache entry with request , max-age , method , and null. For each headerName in headerNames for which there is no header-name cache entry match using request , create a new cache entry with request , max-age , null, and headerName.

A user agent has an associated CORS-preflight cache. A CORS-preflight cache is a list of cache entries. A cache entry consists of:. Cache entries must be removed after the seconds specified in their max-age field have passed since storing the entry.

Cache entries may be removed before that moment arrives. To create a new cache entry , given request , max-age , method , and headerName , run these steps:. Let entry be a cache entry , initialized as follows:. The result of serializing a request origin with request.

To perform a CORS check for a request and response , run these steps:. If the result of serializing a request origin with request is not origin , then return failure. The fetch method is relatively low-level API for fetching resources. It covers slightly more ground than XMLHttpRequest , although it is currently lacking when it comes to request progression not response progression. The fetch method makes it quite straightforward to fetch a resource and extract its contents as a Blob:. If you want to check a particular response header and then process the response of a cross-origin resources:.

A Headers object can be initialized with various JavaScript data structures:. A Headers object has an associated header list a header list , which is initially empty.

This can be a pointer to the header list of something else, e. A Headers object also has an associated guard , which is " immutable ", " request ", " request-no-cors ", " response " or " none ". If name is not a name or value is not a value , then throw a TypeError. To fill a Headers object headers with a given object object , run these steps:. If object is a sequence , then for each header in object:.

If header does not contain exactly two items, then throw a TypeError. To remove privileged no-cors request headers from a Headers object headers , run these steps:.

For each headerName of privileged no-cors request-header names:. The Headers init constructor, when invoked, must run these steps:. Let headers be a new Headers object whose guard is " none ". If init is given, then fill headers with init. The delete name method, when invoked, must run these steps:. If name is not a name , then throw a TypeError.

The get name method, when invoked, must run these steps:. The has name method, when invoked, must run these steps:. The set name , value method, when invoked, must run these steps:. If object is a ReadableStream object, then:. Return the results of extracting object. The safely extract operation is a subset of the extract operation that is guaranteed to not throw an exception. Enqueue a Uint8Array object wrapping an ArrayBuffer containing a copy of the bytes held by object to stream and close stream.

If that threw an exception, error stream with that exception. Set action to an action that runs UTF-8 encode on object. If the keepalive flag is set, then throw a TypeError. If object is disturbed or locked , then throw a TypeError. If action is non-null, run action in parallel:. Whenever one or more bytes are available, let bytes be the bytes and enqueue a Uint8Array object wrapping an ArrayBuffer containing bytes to stream.

If creating the ArrayBuffer threw an exception, error stream with that exception and cancel running action. When running action is done, close stream. Let body be a body whose stream is stream and whose source is source. Formats you would not want a network layer to be dependent upon, such as HTML, will likely not be exposed here.

Objects implementing the Body mixin gain an associated body null or a body and a MIME type initially the empty byte sequence. An object implementing the Body mixin is said to be disturbed if body is non-null and its stream is disturbed.

An object implementing the Body mixin is said to be locked if body is non-null and its stream is locked. Objects implementing the Body mixin also have an associated package data algorithm, given bytes , a type and a mimeType , switches on type , and runs the associated steps:. Allocating an ArrayBuffer can throw a RangeError. Return a Blob whose contents are bytes and type attribute is mimeType. It does not change the encoding. If that fails for some reason, then throw a TypeError.

Return a new FormData object, appending each entry , resulting from the parsing operation, to entries.

Let entries be the result of parsing bytes.

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