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Re: Is anyone actually USING IP QoS?
[email protected] wrote: >i'll give you that. however, caches tend to run under unix-like os's which >are multi-user and multi-service machines. they can be susceptible to DoS >attacks, and can be running services listening on a port which can >potentially be "hacked". my only point is that you are trading a set of >security issues in multicast for *different* security issues with a cache. A Unix machine can be secured a lot better than any commercial router. For one, you can get a source code from it and see what the hell it is doing and fix discovered security holes ASAP. Second, just run SSH or Kerberos. SSH on cisco, anyone? Nyah. --vadim