[OpenAFS] Re: /afs permissions

Hendrik Hoeth hendrik.hoeth@cern.ch
Fri, 28 Oct 2005 11:14:38 -0500

Thus spake Joe Buehler (jbuehler@spirentcom.com):
> Jim Rees wrote:
> > You need "StrictModes no" in sshd_config.
> This seems like a bad idea for security reasons...

Well ... erm ... since afs doesn't care about these permissions anyhow
you're talking about the security-by-obscurity concept, without even
being too obscure.

Storing ssh keys in afs might be, as Jay said, a bad idea in the first
place, depending on what exactly you're doing.

Consistency: Every time you release an apple over Sir Isaac Newton,
it will drop on his head. That's good.