[IRCServices Coding] 2 feature requests

Dylan v.d Merwe dylanvdm at icon.co.za
Thu Jul 24 12:54:43 PDT 2003

I have connected my services package through an ssl connection to my ircd.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Martin Pels" <martinpels at hotmail.com>
To: <ircservices-coding at ircservices.za.net>
Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2003 12:02 PM
Subject: [IRCServices Coding] 2 feature requests

> Hello,
> On our network we're currently taking a look on how we can make things
> secure. And while doiung that we came up with a couple of ideas to improve
> IRCServices.
> One of the things we did is link all of our servers through SSL, and gave
> clients the option to connect through SSL as well. Now the only thing on
> net that isn't connected through SSL is Services.
> Are there any plans to add this to IRCServices? I didn't see anything
> it in the TODO.
> The second idea is about the encrypted passwords. As stated in the
> IRCServices documentation SENDPASS and GETPASS won't work with encryption
> enabled because of the way md5 works.
> This introduces the problem that users will have to contact an Oper in
> they lose their password.
> Would it be possible to, when encryption is enabled, change the behaviour
> SENDPASS so that it won't send the user's password (because this is not
> possible), but generate a new random password for the user and send that
> the user's e-mail address instead?
> Grtz,
> Rodecker
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