[icecast] Masking out passwords from ps

Karl Heyes karl at pts.tele2.co.uk
Sun Jan 26 07:31:28 PST 2003



On Sun, 2003-01-26 at 14:22, Darren wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Is there a good method to mask out the passwords so that they can be
> hid from a ps?

best thing to do is put any passwords in the config file and make that
config file not world readable.
 
> Could the passwords be found by looking /proc from any masking
> technique...

no, but environment and command args have traditionally been viewable by
ps.

karl.

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