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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: forrestbot: security and trust
Date Fri, 12 Jul 2002 20:59:17 GMT
Bert Van Kets wrote:

> I'm not THAT familiar with server stuff and security, but can't the 
> server do a user/IP address combination check.  Then only a request from 
> the forrest server would be allowed to access the CVS source of the 
> other projects.  Would be be secure enough, or is an IP address very 
> easy to fake?

Too easy to fake :-/

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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