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Re: Encrypting selected files ...

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2009 12:54:24 -0500

Pat Farrell wrote:
>> So how do you roll out code/configurations to a bunch of machines with
>> the ability to roll back without storing it somewhere that the people
>> who develop/test it can access?
> You seem to be thinking that development engineers are allowed to touch
> production. That is not how secure or even well run sites are operated.

No, I'm thinking that development engineers develop the configurations
that have to be tested and then deployed to production, and also the
processes to do the deployment, because ummm, they're the ones that do
development. And the operations people that manage the production
servers need to be able to roll versions forward or backwards with fully
tested configurations. So you either put complete configs under version
control or you have operators making changes on the fly that can't be

   Les Mikesell
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