"Nikolas Britton" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > Generating a unique anonymous key is easy, proving why we need it is not. > That's how we can tell the differences between server to server.
> Ok, here it is, " ifconfig | sha256 | md5 ". 16^32 unique anonymous > keys. Every host needs to have a NIC to send results so all ifconfig > outputs will be different. Now... What does this solve and why do we > need to add 32 extra bytes? > I guess we are not suppose to generate the key from ifconfig, which will change in some circumstances. > (20 + 32) bytes * (10^7) = 495.910645 megabytes. The FreeBSD team > would need a 6.6Mbit/s uplink to handle peak load assuming 50% of the > hosts are set to UTC/GMT time and all trigger within 5 minutes of each > other.... I'm not going to pay for that connection. > That IS the problem. What about randomize it in a certain interval? > -- > BSD Podcasts @: > http://bsdtalk.blogspot.com/ > http://freebsdforall.blogspot.com/ > > -- Xiao-Yong _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"