Re: [htdig] setting uname/pword from config file?


darrell berry (darrellb@hhcl.com)
Mon, 5 Jul 1999 22:20:57 +0100 (BST)


is this what happens currently, or would this be a better request to add
to the list?

thnx!

> Well, the point of not allowing the username/password to be set in the
> configuration file was for security reasons; files could be read by other
> users and it is all too easy to forget to properly protect the configuration
> files. I think the command line arguments should probably be cleared out
> when the process starts, to prevent "ps snooping".

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