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SubjectRe: [OFFTOPIC] Secure network fileserving Linux <-> Linux
Jesse Pollard wrote:
> > Kerberos won't help either - The only parts of NFS that were kerberized
> > was the initial mount. Everything else uses filehandles/UDP. Encryption
> > doesn't help either - slows the entire network down too much.
> I disagree! First of all you can always use NFS over TCP, so much for
> "every thing else uses filehandles/UDP". (No that this improves security,
> but it can improve reliability!)

It can improve security if you use NFS over TCP over SSL...

That may be easier to configure than IPSec in some environments.

-- Jamie
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