A Hobbyist DECnet Network
ken at seefried.com
Thu Dec 8 23:59:04 CST 2005
From: "Robert Armstrong" <bob at jfcl.com>
> Yes, you could solve the problem with VPNs.
It's late and I'm tired, but isn't moving things like DECnet around what something like GRE tunnels can solve? Build logical networks over the Internet and have your DECnet world. Lot's of things can do GRE these days (Linux, for example).
> Probably there
> just aren't many hackers out there who know enough about DECnet to worry
> about, and they have better targets for their efforts.
True (as I deal with this for a living). The things that hackers are interested in using hacked machines for has changed. It's not about defacement any more, and if it's not high bandwidth and/or large storage, it's not worth the time.
Not that you shouldn't be careful, though...:-)
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