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From Andrew Miehs <and...@2sheds.de>
Subject Re: Encrypt Tomcat 4.1 log and log4j.properties log with MD5
Date Wed, 20 Jun 2007 10:58:43 GMT
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On 20/06/2007, at 12:53 PM, Johnny Kewl wrote:

> Why? No, do it some other way, I think this will get horribly complex.
> On windows I think near impossible, short of placing a symmetrical  
> alg in the source.
>
> What about normal protection, in essence the server starts up as a  
> user, and only that user has access to the log folder, naturally  
> admin can still get in.
>
> Why do this? Hiding stuff from admin? What is there to hide?

Sounds like someone is storing Credit Card details on their web  
servers ....

This sounds like a public/ private key solution is necessary - where  
only people with the private key can decrypt the files,
but the server can still encrypt them with only the public key...


Cheers

Andrew



> I think turning logging off is possible, when playing with the  
> properties, I've managed to do that by accident a few times.
>
> Think you need to explain more, maybe can find another way.... I  
> dont think this is an option.
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Yulius" <han_nomad@yahoo.com>
> To: <users@tomcat.apache.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2007 12:06 PM
> Subject: Encrypt Tomcat 4.1 log and log4j.properties log with MD5
>
>
>> Hi,
>>
>>  I'm currently need to do the encryption towards the log files  
>> that has been created by the webserver and the webapplication, so  
>> that only those who has the password to decrypt the log files can  
>> read them.
>>
>>  Is there a way to solve this issue?
>>
>>  Thanks in advance
>>  Yulius

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