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From "Kathey Marsden (JIRA)" <derby-...@db.apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (DERBY-474) Improve Network Server security documentation
Date Fri, 09 Sep 2005 16:45:30 GMT
    [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-474?page=comments#action_12323057 ] 

Kathey Marsden commented on DERBY-474:

Documentation should also be updated to have an appropriate warning about using the bootPassword
attribute from a client. .  

Currently with Network Client embeded attributes are sent  as clear text to the server even
when encrypted user id and password are specified as the security mechanism.

> Improve Network Server security  documentation
> ----------------------------------------------
>          Key: DERBY-474
>          URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-474
>      Project: Derby
>         Type: Improvement
>   Components: Documentation
>     Versions:
>     Reporter: Kathey Marsden

> The network server security documentation should document security manager permissions
needed separate from the example policy file.
> The example policy file should separate permissions by jar file.
> There should not be examples of starting network server with the -h option without
using security manager.
> Risks of running outside of security manager and without user authentication  should
be documented.
> Discussion should be included about client encrypted user id password and associated
> The section should mention that there is no data stream encryption with network server.
> http://incubator.apache.org/derby/docs/adminguide/tadminnetservrun.html

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