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From "Richard S. Hall" <he...@ungoverned.org>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (FELIX-826) Enable the remote shell to bind to an IP and make 127.0.0.1 the default
Date Fri, 30 Jan 2009 23:31:25 GMT
Felix Meschberger wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Richard S. Hall schrieb:
>   
>> I am willing to patch it. I am not too concerned with the backwards
>> compatibility issue, since it is easy to resolve.
>>
>> If no one objects, I will patch it next week. However, in my mind I
>> consider Felix the owner of this, so I would rather have him do it. :-D
>>     
>
> Done. Will also update the doc page.
>   

Wow, that actually worked. I will have to do that more often... ;-)

-> richard

> Regards
> Felix
>
>   
>> -> richard
>>
>> Sahoo wrote:
>>     
>>> Is anyone going to apply this patch?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Sahoo
>>>
>>> Peter wrote:
>>>       
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> In my personal opinion, although backward compatibility is important
>>>> in this case I would do it for two main reasons:
>>>> 1) In most cases this will be the desired behaviour.
>>>> 2) In the cases where it is not, it still does not break the
>>>> application, but only the administration of the application, so the
>>>> impact of the change is not very big. Also the change is pretty easy
>>>> to detect and if this is documented on the webpage very fast to correct.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Regards
>>>>
>>>> Peter
>>>>
>>>> Felix Meschberger schrieb:
>>>>         
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks Peter for providing this patch. I think the proposed patch is
>>>>> perfectly valid and good idea to start with.
>>>>>
>>>>> My worries are with existing setups: in a backwards compatibility
>>>>> scenario, I would bind to 0.0.0.0 by default instead of just localhost.
>>>>> In a security-by-default scenario I would agree with Peter, that
>>>>> remote.shell should bind to localhost only.
>>>>>
>>>>> Any opinions on what scenario -- compatible binding 0.0.0.0 or security
>>>>> binding 127.0.0.1 -- going forward ?
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards and Thanks
>>>>> Felix
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Peter Triller (JIRA) schrieb:
>>>>>  
>>>>>           
>>>>>> Enable the remote shell to bind to an IP and make 127.0.0.1 the
>>>>>> default
>>>>>> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>                  Key: FELIX-826
>>>>>>                  URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FELIX-826
>>>>>>              Project: Felix
>>>>>>           Issue Type: New Feature
>>>>>>           Components: Remote Shell
>>>>>>     Affects Versions: shell.remote-1.0.2
>>>>>>             Reporter: Peter Triller
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>     
>>>>>>             

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