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From Donald Woods <dwo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: start-server command and default user credentials
Date Tue, 18 Mar 2008 18:55:43 GMT
I like the more secure option of requiring a uid/pwd, than potential 
exposing unwanted data to attackers....

-Donald


Jarek Gawor wrote:
> Anymore more thoughts on this issue? If not, I guess I'll just add
> options for specifying the username, password and port number as a
> temporary solution to get this fixed for the 2.1.1 release.
> 
> Jarek
> 
> On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 11:01 AM, Jarek Gawor <jgawor@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 12:28 AM, Jason Dillon <jason@planet57.com> wrote:
>>  > On Mar 15, 2008, at 12:34 AM, Donald Woods wrote:
>>  >  > Jarek Gawor wrote:
>>  >  >> Jason,
>>  >  >> I thought TCK was using the maven plugin to start the server. I'm
not
>>  >  >> proposing to change that. But even if start-server command is used
by
>>  >  >> TCK, I don't think that alone should dictate how the command should
>>  >  >> behave. I'm thinking what happens if you start any command in the
>>  >  >> background in a regular shell or even use geronimo.sh run or
>>  >
>>  >  The --background option is not intended to behave like a shells &
>>  >  operator... and some daemons do fork right away and return while the
>>  >  child continues, but other more robust daemons fork, then wait for the
>>  >  child to become booted, then return, so that any error status can be
>>  >  returned to the invoking shell for handling.
>>  >
>>  >  IMO this is how Geronimo should behave...
>>  >
>>  >  Adding a --wait or --nowait option might be useful, though I'd really
>>  >  like to solve the username/passwd problem... I think we need any
>>  >  anonymous way to query the status...
>>
>>  Whether to poll and how to poll are two separate issues to me. I agree
>>  that we do need a way to anonymously query the status but I don't
>>  think we need to query the status in the normal/default case in the
>>  first place. When executing a script we'll need to know the status of
>>  the server and polling will be necessary but when starting the server
>>  in foreground polling is unnecessary.
>>
>>  Jarek
>>
> 

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