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From "Kishore Jalleda" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] [newbie]Setting a secured apache server
Date Tue, 14 Mar 2006 15:49:17 GMT
yes SSL would be your best bet, with .htaccess your passwords would be
travelling in plain text, so go for SSL...

Kishore Jalleda

On 3/14/06, Toto Capuccino <> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I am using a monitoring tool -nagios- that is running through a web
> interface where you can configure things. I really want avoid people from
> being able to log to that server or to know wich is coming in and out of the
> traffic. I am actually using authentication with .htaccess file. Is that the
> most secured authentication method ? Yes i know it is a naive question and i
> am sure the answer is no, so i should ask which authentication method is the
> best?
> I want to strongly encrypt the traffic...should i use SSL for that ?
> Thanks for your info.
> --
> Le bon sens est la chose du monde la mieux partagée.

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