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Re: [leafnode-list] controlling which users who can access

krasel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Cornelius Krasel) skrev:
> Thomas D. Kryger wrote:
> > I was just wondering if there are any way to control which users who can
> > access leafnode?
> Not with the 1.9x version. With the 2.0 beta you can use name/password-
> based authorization.
> > I have a labtop that i want to use to read newsgroups from my own server,
> > but i dont want anyone else using it, since i dont have much space on my
> > harddrive.
> Dependent on which IP your laptop has you could restrict access to your
> server by IP number, as done with the tcpwrappers. I am not an expert on
> how to use xinetd but maybe somebody else on this list may be able to
> help you.
> Moving to another port does not restrict access to your server but is
> an example of "security through obscurity" which I would not recommend:
> if anybody finds out about your server running leafnode on a different
> port he or she can abuse it.
> --Cornelius.
> -- 
> /* Cornelius Krasel, U Wuerzburg, Dept. of Pharmacology, Versbacher Str. 9 */
> /* D-97078 Wuerzburg, Germany   email: krasel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx */
> /* "Science is the game we play with God to find out what His rules are."  */
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I know that changing the port only helps until someone discovers the new port, but i could have lived with that for a short time..

Is there any problems with upgrading my existing 1.9x to 2.0?

Thomas D. Kryger

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