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Subject: Re: X-terminals & EPICS security
From: Ned Arnold <nda@aps.anl.gov>
To: tech-talk@aps.anl.gov, psichta@pppl.gov
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 1999 09:31:48 -0600 (CST)
> I want to implement EPICS security to place control restrictions based upon
> the physical location  (control room, experimental areas)  of our OPI's,
> which are all  X-terminals 'served' from a single host (Sun).   All of the
> CA clients are run on our host,  and Channel Access (security) does not
> 'know' where the medm displays are located.
> 
> Is there a way I can configure the access security configuration file to use
> the names/IP address of the individual X-terminals ?
> 
> 


No.  I was told <since Channel Access Security was born> that to implement this
feature would make it difficult to port to other operating systems. I was
encouraged to do this with "prudent system administration" rather than 
channel access security. I never figured out how to do that either.



	Ned
	

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