nALFS2 communication security

Jamie Bennett jamie_bennett at pcpmicro.co.uk
Wed Aug 11 01:27:48 PDT 2004


Kevin P. Fleming wrote on 11 August 2004 05:28
> At a minimum, nALFS2 will need to support having its communications
> tunneled over ssh (which may not require anything special in nALFS2 at
> all, I just wanted to get it documented).
> 
> Ideally nALFS itself could be taught to use OpenSSL to communicate when
> needed, but that may be an inefficient use of our time since there are
> good encrypted communication solutions already out there (OpenSSH,
> OpenVPN, IPSEC, etc.).
> 
> In any case, people are going to want to be able to use this tool to
> control a remote system across a public network connection, so let's
> keep that in mind as we move ahead.

Agreed.

	--	Jamie



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