New ZeroConf Spec
Florian.Zeitz at gmx.de
Thu Jul 27 12:17:48 BST 2006
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Dan Kegel schrieb:
> I think what you're saying is "hostnames are useless for security with
> and I agree.
> Currently, many applications assume that hostnames actually mean something,
> and use hostnames to identify resources. (For instance, ssh, cups,
> and web browsers.) I think those two facts together mean that
> anyone who uses ssh, cups, or web browsers probably shouldn't use mDNS.
At least ssh will notice if the hostname has been bound to a different
IP, so that is not true.
> So, when we switch on Avahi and enter the brave new world of
> meaningless hostnames, how will we know which services to trust?
This could be done as easily with a fake dhcp/dns server, as i said before.
If you want to call us all stupid and ignorant please check your own
arguments first, that would also conform way better with the CoC.
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