[openbeos] FTP and Telnet

  • From: Troy Banther <troybanther@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2003 06:45:30 -0500

Well given that my country's "FBI", "KGB (CIA)" and "Heimland-Sicherheit 
Abteilung (Homeland Security Department)" have probably already been in my 
computer - I really don't have much to worry about. Most of my stuff is is 
vegan material anyways.



On 2003-09-23 at 06:32:24 [-0500], you wrote:
> Troy Banther <troybanther@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Same here. I use BeOS as a websever using PoorMan. I was using Apache
> > but I
> > cannot justify such a heavy program for a small site like mine. I
> > also FTP
> > and Telnet from work to take care of business. Then there is
> > TuneTracker. I
> > have my own audio stream for my wife and myself. Beats the heck out
> > of
> > lugging and loosing CDs.
> > 
> > Maybe it's too much to wish for and maybe others are right. But it
> > would be
> > fantastic to use BeOS as a true server in small production
> > environments.
> > Does anyone have the newer SAMBA that is supposedly out there
> > somewhere?
> It will definitely be better suited for this task than R5, but it will
> also definitely not match FreeBSD or Linux in this regard.
> OpenBeOS will be a user centered OS - that means it will probably have
> less through-put than any real server systems like FreeBSD. It will be
> enough for most smaller tasks, though.
> Anyway, you shouldn't use FTP/Telnet in BeOS - once someone has access
> to your machine (as those protocols are not encrypted), he can do
> everything (running as root).
> Bye,
>    Axel.
troy banther. avid freebsd and beos user.
mySite: http://banther-trx.homeunix.com
compassion is the answer - go vegan

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