Peter, I didn't realize you would get so many messages complaining
about your post to firewalls concerning the request-for-passwd-entry.
I for one am glad you posted it. Perhaps it had nothing specifically
to do with firewalls, but it was a jolt to the imagination. Hopefully,
few people will be duped by such a request, but it only takes one
to get your security compromised. Just the same, my
system admin group will probably send out a company-wide email
cautioning against something like this.
Thanks for the post.
Doris Harrington Unix System Administrator
com Rational Software Corporation, Santa Clara, CA.