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[LDM #HHB-843721]: encrypting ldm stream



Terri,

The LDM doesn't use encrypted TCP connections. You could, however, encrypt (and 
possibly sign) the data-products at one end and decrypt (and possibly verify) 
them at the other.

> Hello,
> 
> I have this issue from one of my NCAR users:
> 
> "I'm concerned that the data sent between GWC and NCAR using LDM
> will be visible to potential hosts in between GWC and NCAR using some
> eavesdropping technique. How is this prevented?"
> 
> I tried looking for some documentation about this but have come up
> empty-handed. I'm taking the ldm class in August, but until then I have
> minimal experience other than installing it.
> 
> The reason we are using ldm to transfer data between GWC and NCAR is
> because it's the easiest way to get data through the NCAR firewall. Do
> you have any ideas about protecting it from eavesdropping?
> 
> Thank you,
> Terri
> 
> Terri Eads | IT Manager | Global Weather Corporation
> 3309 Airport Rd, Boulder, CO 80301 USA | 303.407.4004 | address@hidden

Regards,
Steve Emmerson

Ticket Details
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Ticket ID: HHB-843721
Department: Support LDM
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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