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Re: [Savannah-hackers] GNATS host?

From: Loic Dachary
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers] GNATS host?
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2001 23:43:06 +0100 (CET)

Guillaume Morin writes:
 > Dans un message du 20 fév à 22:16, Hugo Gayosso écrivait :
 > > What about the mailing list passwords?
 > Well, I do not plan to do it this way. I have two ideas :
 > 1) The cronjob connects to the savannah MySQL server. I would create a
 > user can only connect from savannah. It will create the lists on

 You mean "from fencepost" ;-)

 > fencepost. But I am not sure it is secure enough.

 If you plan to get encrypted passwd this way it's only secure if you
tunel the mysql connection with ssh.

 > 2) The cronjob connect to savannah via ssh and then reads the database.
 > Then it disconnects and creates the new lists.

 I don't see a difference with the above (except for mentionning ssh) ? 
Could you explain in more words ? 


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