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Old 09-28-2005, 08:12 AM   #1
xpucto
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Serverīs structure online


Hi,

I work in a small institut and installed DokuWiki a few days ago. I would like to create an online documentation about computer (linux commands, how to install specific programms etc...). I also would like to show the serverīs intern structure online, something like:

/var/www/html/mydomain
accessible with www.mydomain.com

/home3/dokuwiki
accessible with www.dokuwiki.mydomain.com

/servers/myapplication1
/servers/server_formayapplication2
/home/myusers

etc....

The documentation is only for intern use and will be protected with a password.
I would like to know if putting such infos online is some kind of invitation for hackers, or if itīs no big deal infos?

Thanks.

Xpucto
 
Old 09-28-2005, 08:37 AM   #2
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It's generally frowned upon to reveal internal paths like that. If you are going to put content like that on the server, then you should definitely password protect it. You can use the standard htpasswd method, however it transmits plain-text passwords so you may want to consider using digest authentication (mod_auth_digest). Here some reading that may help:

http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/howto/auth.html
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/mis...rity_tips.html
 
  


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