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Re: [Bacula-devel] Ubuntu question


On Saturday 18 October 2008 23:45:03 Scott Barninger wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-10-18 at 22:52 +0200, Kern Sibbald wrote:
> > On Saturday 18 October 2008 21:45:07 Scott Barninger wrote:
> > > I figured it out. Ubuntu's install/config is broken again (remember I
> > > had similar problems installing the server). In the bacula-fd.conf file
> > > they write:
> > >
> > > FileDaemon {                          # this is me
> > >   Name = martha-fd
> > >   FDport = 9102                  # where we listen for the director
> > >   WorkingDirectory = /var/lib/bacula
> > >   Pid Directory = /var/run/bacula
> > >   Maximum Concurrent Jobs = 20
> > >   FDAddress = 127.0.0.1
> > > }
> > >
> > > The problem is the FDAddress line. Take it out and things work.
> >
> > Yes, they are making it listen on localhost only rather than on any
> > device. Not very good.
>
> So, should we talk to anyone about this? Or do they consider this an
> unannounced security feature?

We have a numbe of issues with their packaging, and what Eric has done is to 
submit bug reports as he encounters the issues.  I suggest you submit a bug 
report.  The question of security can be resolved by proper firewalling in my 
opinion.

Regards,

Kern

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