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Re: [Gnumed-devel] Re: GNUmed (debian) servers and security

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] Re: GNUmed (debian) servers and security
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 19:08:55 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)

On Mon, Jan 28, 2008 at 06:46:34PM +0100, RKI Andreas wrote:

>>> I would stick to the default encryption method that is used at installation
>>> time.  I admit I did not cared what actually is used.  (I only care about
>>> things that do not work as I want them to work and there was no need to
>>> worry about anything so far.)
> This are different layers.  I was talking about encryption of the
> harddisk.  Once it is mounted everything is transparent for postgresql.
> It just helps if somebody plugs out the power cable that you are quite
> safe that he is unable to access your data.

Oh, OK. It sounded like you were saying "stick to the
defaults and don't care about them unless something doesn't
work" -- which would be unsafe advice unless one can have
sufficient trust in the *provider* of the defaults.

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