BSDstats v3.0 - The Security Rewrite

John Nielsen lists at
Mon Aug 14 17:30:37 UTC 2006

On Monday 14 August 2006 09:19, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> Over the past few days, I've been working with Paul Schmehl and Matthew
> Seaman to come up with a more "security sensitive" version of BSDstats ...
> one that reduces the amount of "sensitive information" stored in the
> database down to ... zero.  No IPs, no hostnames ...
> This new version also reduces the number of 'network fetches' down to 4
> for the first run, and 3 for subsequent runs, so it runs a bit faster, and
> talks across the network less.
> And, finally, this one has its own domain for check in server ...
> None of the pre-v3.x clients can talk to the v3.x server, since the DB
> format has totally changed, so everyone needs to grab the latest version
> and run it so that we can re-sync the database properly ...
> >From now forward, the stats will be viewable from:

This is great!

Is the 15-minute first-time waiting period enforced on the server side? 
Obviously there's nothing to stop an administrator from editing the script 

Thanks again for all your efforts.


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