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Re: [gcmd-dev] [NEW] Use of GNOME authentication manager for user's secu

From: Piotr Eljasiak
Subject: Re: [gcmd-dev] [NEW] Use of GNOME authentication manager for user's security credentials (3/3)
Date: 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


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