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Re: [dist-obj] Extranet security
Albert Scherbinsky wrote:
> Kevin Dick wrote:
> > > Don't use DNS, but do use domain names. Do it with host file
> > > settings on the communicating nodes.
> > I had thought of this, but I don't know much about how DNS clients on
> > various platforms work. Wouldn't it require manipulating the host file
> > settings on every client? With a lot of clients, this could be a
> > problem, especially if you think there's a chance the server IP address
> > may change occasionally.
> I think he said we were talking about web access. So, I am
> assuming that all the clients are behind a firewall and
> access the remote private web server through a proxy server.
> I believe then that only the machine the proxy sits on needs
> to have its host file set.
But I thought the channel would be SSL encrypted, which typically
bypasses the proxy.
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