[Pipet Devel] Security model

jarl van katwijk jarl at casema.net
Fri Apr 7 19:01:35 EDT 2000

> But if DL's connect directly to BL's, then how is authentication done?  I
> thought the root DL handled that.  Do you really mean directly, or do you mean
> through the root DL?

DL authenticate them self to the BL.

So the 'group' and the 'user' (aargg, darn names) id + passwords lists will be
located in 2 different layers.

> >
> > OK, but the root DL is the only DL that can grant other DL's access.
> > This 'root' will practically be most of the time invisible to the user.
> > So it must open up the BL for at least one other DL
> > for VSH to be usable :)
> Should that then be reworded as 'nothing can connect AS the root DL'?


But  [ sorry:) ]
some DL might get access to this root DL at 'user' level
and so getting SOME access to the root 'group'.

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