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Re: DBI v2 - The Plan and How You Can Help

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Steve Sapovits
July 9, 2005 03:19
Re: DBI v2 - The Plan and How You Can Help
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Jared Still wrote:

> I use a (Perl) password server for this.
> Passwords are stored encrypted in a configuration file.
> Clients authenticate with the server, and receive a requested
> password (encrypted) across the network, if the client is
> entitled.
> The user authentication is rudimentary, but it works.
> SSH certificates would be better, just need to do it.

This is more of the direction I'm going; i.e., I don't want a
DBI-specific password file as a requirement since I'm looking
at a central way of storing a variety of passwords, DBI and
non-DBI.  I think the file idea is fine as an environment- or
configuration-driven _option_.

Steve Sapovits

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