stripping secure servers (was Re: releases and stuff)

Archaic archaic at
Mon Nov 15 13:19:36 PST 2004

On Mon, Nov 15, 2004 at 04:04:39PM +0000, Bennett Todd wrote:
> As I said, Marcus Ranum has recommended this for years. A quick
> google trawl didn't collect any matches for me, but I may not have
> picked the best keywords. But his basic concept is building servers
> the same way you build good firewalls.

Yeah, I'm was with you all the way until you mentioned not even having a
shell. That's where I usually stop. I setup ssh through trusted VPN
paths for administrative work so the idea of a non-shell box rather
excites me. I do love extremism. ;)


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