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netting xl1200(8.0.2) to 3650(7.2)
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 1992 16:44-0000
From: Scott_Busse%mindlink.bc.ca@Warbucks.AI.SRI.COM (Scott Busse)
The scene so far:
The xl1200 is running 8.0.2 and the '50 is back at 7.2.
The 1200 has no problem accessing the '50, either
during file copies or when loading objects or images
from s-products on the 1200.
Whenever I try to do the same on the '50 (eg. try
to load an object residing on the 1200 into s-geometry
on the '50, a login request happens that I can't get
past (error indicates can't access the requested
directory-could be ACL but :access-permissive t should
over-ride that shouldn't it?)
Access permissive means that if a directory has NO ACL at all then anyone
can access files in that directory, otherwise only people/groups
authorized by the ACL can get access. Non-permissive means that access to
directories with no ACL is impossible over the network.
In addition, there is a bug with ACL that prevents file-access to directories
using the AUTHOR ACL property (ACL login is meant to give the user access to
those directories that s/he owns, but due to said bug ACL login becomes a noop
because the user is logged out immediately after they are logged in).
- "enable services all" was issued
- I tried configuring a file server, setting up
passwords etc. (fs:initialize-secure-server :access-
permissive t :login required nil) is how I started
it up, but that didn't help. I noticed that remote
initialize: remote login enabled showed as nil, but
it says the same on the '50 and there was not probs
accessing it. How do I set remote login as a
"permitted service"? Do I need to have a configured
file server set up? (I erased the file-server
directories on both machines when that didn't help
the problem...) At this time, the two units are
%100 friendly, and no security measures are required.
- Mike Western mentioned that there was some flag on
the 1200 that was backwards (relatively...), but
he wasn't sure exactly what it was.
What I need is to set up these two machines so they
have free access to each other for file transfers via
NFILE or TCP (or any other way) without any hindrance
from passwords etc. There seems to be complicatios
perhaps due to the difference of versions (8.0.2 vs.
7.2). Any suggestions? Thanks!
If no protection is wanted, don't use fs:initialize-secure-server.
Simply enabling services should be sufficient (though also check out
the SECURE SUBNETS entry in your SITE namespace object).
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