[erlang-questions] two questions: secure traffic and
Sat Oct 20 06:18:40 CEST 2012
On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 10:13 PM, Siraaj Khandkar <>wrote:
> On Oct 20, 2012, at 12:02 AM, Wes James wrote:
> > I finally have some of the functionality of:
> > https://github.com/comptekki/esysman
> > updated from just PC management to Linux and Mac.
> > I have some questions regarding secure traffic and running as a root
> > process for some comands on linux/mac.
> > 1. How do I secure the traffic between nodes? I tried to find the email
> > about that the cookie was really not a security item and that the traffic
> > is just tcp. What is best practice to secure traffic between nodes?
> Currently, the stable choice is a VPN tunnel between nodes on an untrusted
> Alternatively, if you feel like exploring new grounds, you can try
> over SSH. Kenji Rikitake made the proof of concept here:
Ok thanks for these!
> > 2. On windows, I install the service and it has admin privs to do most
> > anything. What would the best way be to install an erlang service that
> > needs to do "root" work on linux/mac systems?
I've always used sudo with a password, but it looks like I could set up a
user that doesn't require a password:
Is there a different way? Since when the app would sudo command remotely,
it would ask for a password where there's no way to type it in.
> Siraaj Khandkar
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