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Tony thanks for the suggestion sorry if i am ignorant about this , how bad can it be when a couple of users inside the company makes use of pserver in the INTRANET Tony Hoyle wrote: > On Mon, 23 Feb 2004 09:09:28 -0500, Dn <kumar_anjaly at yahoo.com> wrote: > > >>Tony >> >>Thanks for the help , I tried to give the user name with the domain and >>WSAD does not accept that(or there might be another way to specify that) >> >>So , are you saying that pserver is not at all secure ? >> > > pserver is definately not secure... useful for LANs and many > opensource projects use it as its supported by all clients, however > it's a really bad idea to transmit things like domain passwords over > it. > > You might be able to setup an openssh server on the windows box and > connect using ssh through WSAD - that's still not going to solve the > domain issue but is secure. > > Another way is to request an enancement to WSAD to accept the domain > prefix to the username (or even sserver/sspi, but I doubt they'd > support that). > > Tony >