[bind10-dev] Security Mechanism for Cmdctl and Bindctl

Jeremy C. Reed jreed at isc.org
Mon Jun 14 14:37:31 UTC 2010

On Mon, 14 Jun 2010, Francis Dupont wrote:

> > BTW: Jeremy, I plan to send the password in plaintext, instead the way of
> > Digest access authentication. Some comments about it?
> => "password in plaintext" is not suitable for a security mechanism.

Francis: I believe this means it is using HTTP/1.0 Authentication 
instead of RFC 2069 Digest Access Authentication. Either way, it is sent 
via SSL. Any thoughts on if plain text auth over SSL is not suitable?

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