[rescue] Follow-Up : Changing IP address in Solaris 10
Geoffrey S. Mendelson
gsm at mendelson.com
Mon Jun 27 11:13:54 CDT 2005
On Mon, Jun 27, 2005 at 10:55:46AM -0500, Mike Parson wrote:
> There were a couple of other similar question/answer sets similar to
> that, using KILL -HUP to reload config files vs using some flag to an rc
> type script, etc. In any case, I didn't get that gig.
Back in July of 1996 when I was interviewing here for a job before
moving here, I interviewed at a large company that sells systems for
encrypting movies over sattelite feeds.
I had just had a discussion with my friend Mark before I left about how
insecure Yellow Pages (as NIS was called then) was. One question I was
asked was how do you share logins between diverse UNIX systems. I
did not answer YP and have been forever blacklisted at the company.
The next day I interviewed at the Computer Science Institute at Hebrew U.
I was asked about YP and frowned. I told them that it wasn't very secure
in an environment where there was a chance of getting hacked. We went
on to have a half hour discussion on how insecure YP was and the home
grown system they used instead. Kerberos had been developed but was not
yet widespread. I got the job.
One of the more interesting projects I worked on was a MSGINA, the part
of windows NT (written in plain C no less) that did logon authorization.
Samba's MSGINA and it's direct support for Windows passwords were several
years in the future.
Geoffrey S. Mendelson, Jerusalem, Israel gsm at mendelson.com N3OWJ/4X1GM
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See U.S. patent applications 20050108591, 20050107165.
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