[Lazarus] Remote application

Leonardo M. Ramé l.rame at griensu.com
Mon Oct 29 16:55:30 CET 2012

On 2012-10-29 15:54:45 +0100, Santiago A. wrote:
> El 29/10/12 14:38, Reinier Olislagers escribió:
> > On 29-10-2012 13:57, Leonardo M. Ramé wrote:
> >> Hi Santiago, did you try to run the application from a remote location?,
> >> by just publishing the database (assuming you are using a TCP database,
> >> such as Firebird, Postgresql, SQL Server, ....) port on your router, you could connect
> >> the client to the server remotely.
> > Could definitely work, but:
> >
> > Having some kind of VPN or TLS encapsulation (e.g. zebedee) may be a
> > good idea.
> > Firebird e.g. has effective 8 character max passwords. Not too hard to
> > try to brute force...
> >
> > --
> No matter which protocol I'll use, I will do through a SSH tunnel or
> VPN. Now, even remote desktop connections are done by an SSH tunnel with
> client private keys. The problem is not security, but performance.
> I don't know why, but standard dataware controls generate a lot of
> traffic. Perhaps it is a problem of bad application design, but things
> that work properly in a LAN are almost unusable in a WAN.
> -- 
> Santiago A.
> svaa at ciberpiula.net

Santiago, I don't know which database server you use, but in the case of
firebird, I recommend this article:


Leonardo M. Ramé

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