--- Bob <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Monday 18 September 2006 13:51, backyard wrote: > > > By call-back mode do you mean log into the system > via > > network and have it call your local system for > > administration > > No.... modems like the US Robotics V.Everything can > be programmed with a > call-back feature. You dial up the modem, it askes > you for a password, you > supply the password, and it then hangs up on you, > picks up the line, and > calls back a configured phone number. You program > the modem to call YOU back > on a number which has a modem connected, and waiting > for an inbound data > call..... your modem answers, and you are connected. > You then negotiate > access to the server (name/passwd) over the serial > link. > > If the remote is connected to the the target serial > port consol, you have a > pretty hack-proof (nothing is really hack-proof) > console access. The modem > will only call a pre-set number, so even if someone > got your password, the > modem would only call you, not the hacker. > > Bob > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > so thats why the Couriers were the Cadillacs of the phone lines... Never had one with such fancyness built-in to it. That is good to know for the future. I would concur security is an illusion we fill with smoke and mirrors to confuse management... I especially like messing with IT at my job when they tell me they have locked access off the network with a new administrators password and Windows Server 2003... Of course they don't lock the doors on the server room so I can go in there with a boot disk of my liking and gain access to whatever I want, or run a bulk tape eraser passed the RAIDS... :) now if I can just convince the head of IT he doesn't need that Courier V.Everything anymore... -brian _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"