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ADR044: Remove IPSec

Context

GOV.UK PaaS uses mutual TLS via routing-release between gorouter and apps. This is a form of end-to-end encryption.

GOV.UK PaaS uses IPSec between gorouter and diego cells (which run apps). This is a form of end-to-end encryption.

The cf-dev mailing list alleges that the IPSec release is no longer maintained.

Decision

We will not run IPSec in our BOSH deployments.

Status

Accepted.

Consequences

End-to-end encryption between gorouter and apps will done solely by mTLS.