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Re: [gcmd-dev] [NEW] Use of GNOME authentication manager for user's secu
Re: [gcmd-dev] [NEW] Use of GNOME authentication manager for user's security credentials (3/3)
Tue, 27 Nov 2007 00:36:16 +0100
> Logging into a local server establishs the connection, but it doesn't cd into
> the home dir (instead, into the local filesystem root /) and i could not go
> there via 'Go' or buttons either.
Your ftpf server doesn't chroot user to its home dir, does it? Anyway, I
have to make setting remote dir in gcmd which is not working now.
> I can see the connection in 'ps', proftp titles processes nicely like
> gast 3551 0.0 0.1 113636 3192 ? S 15:42 0:00 proftpd:
> gast - gandalf.lan1: IDLE
> proftpd 3642 0.0 0.0 100784 1784 ? Ss 11:13 0:00 proftpd:
> (accepting connections)
> It looks like 'remove connection to gandalf' removes the buttons, but not the
> connection, as it is still visible like above. I'm not sure how others do it,
> but at least i'm sure there's a 'close' command in ftp protocol :)
> I think it would make sense to have something in the 'Unmount:' pulldown list
This is GnomeVFS who keeps connection open...
> I was thinking about a 'give password every time anew' feature where you
> would not store the password, but also don't use gkd. (IRR nautilus also
> offers some choice).
> It doesn't need a password popup, you just could check 'forget password after
> gcmd quits' and that should probably also reuse any existing password off the
> config, because it's meant as a security feature. What do you think ?
You propose to write small gkd for gcmd only, don't you? ;o) Not that
difficult, but definitely after 1.2.5