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From Dain Sundstrom <dsundst...@gluecode.com>
Subject Re: Proposed Deployer Syntax
Date Fri, 29 Oct 2004 14:54:28 GMT
On Oct 28, 2004, at 11:01 PM, David Blevins wrote:

> I'd like to add the ability to have the password read from standard in 
> (system.in) as is done with many unix tools that set or require 
> passwords.

+1

> I don't like scripts that required the password to be part of the args 
> (it shows up in your command history and the processes list).  You 
> might as well give the info to everyone on the box--not fun if you 
> provide app server hosting.

+1

> Also, how do we feel about allowing users to put username and password 
> information in their home directory and looking for them there.

+1

> Being a security conscious script kinda guy I like to do thing like 
> this:
>
> cat myModuleWithPlan.ear | ssh myserver.acme.com java -jar 
> geronimo/bin/deployer.jar deploy
>
> Then I don't need a deployer running on a port and the only way to 
> deploy something is to have a public key installed on the box (don't 
> even need an account with login).  This would require the deploy tool 
> to read from standard in (system.in) and some flag to tell the deploy 
> command to do so.

+1

-dain


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