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SubjectRe: [OFFTOPIC] Secure network fileserving Linux <-> Linux
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One possible solution might be samba, but I'd be lying if I asserted anything 
about its security, I do know that it can be configured to operate entirely
over SSL though.

Fred

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On Wednesday 05 September 2001 02:13 pm, Joseph Mathewson wrote:
> Sorry to ask another annoying question so quickly after my SCSI problems,
> but
> Does anyone know of/use a secure network filesharing system on a Linux
> network? We currently have a room of about 10 machines, mostly Linux
> clients (some MacOS X, soon to come Sun and HP-UX boxes) and servers (all
> running Linux).
>
> For some time now, we've been using NFS for filesharing /home and have been
> extremely concerned about security. All the clients in theory run the same
> uids/gids, thanks to LDAP, but that doesn't stop someone plugging in an
> unauthorized machine and merrily destroying everyone's home directories.
>
> Apparently some work was done to Kerberize various bits of NFS, and Sun
> have a secure(r) implementation in Solaris.
>
> Does anyone know of a free (preferably easy :) way of secure Linux <->
> Linux filesharing? Apologies if that seems like a flame, maybe I've missed
> the obvious solution. (Preferably a solution that doesn't involve editing
> /etc/exports to only allow connections from specified IPs, because if
> someone was going to go to the length of destroying our data, they could
> fake that. Similarly, MAC addresses.)
>
> Joe.
>
> +-------------------------------------------------+
>
> | Joseph Mathewson <joe@mathewson.co.uk> |
>
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