On Thu, 17 Aug 2000, tuan wrote:
> Thomas Lockhart wrote:
> > Perhaps the "-i" is disabled by default to enhance out-of-the-box
> > network security?
> Could you tell why it is less secure to run postmaster in IP sockets
> than using Unix sockets ?
I'll take a stab at this. Unix sockets are confined to the
single machine in question. IP Sockets are (potentially)
open to the network. Larger population of intruders.
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