yairamir at cnds.jhu.edu
Thu Jan 10 21:44:57 EST 2002
So that is doable: spread clients can connect to multiple
spread networks (because they can make multiple connections and in each
of them they specify the daemon address to connect with).
The only issue is encryption of the client-daemon connection (to the home
network from the office). What about a quick and dirty ssh forwarding?
Mark Anacker wrote:
> You don't know my family :-)
> Besides the usual e-mail/IM/local web services on the internal net, I've got
> home security and automation stuff flying around. I'm using spread as the
> messaging layer for a distributed X-10 control and monitoring system, as
> well as environmental and security sensors. Now when I plug my laptop into
> the net at the office, I'd like to have it join my office spread segment,
> but also be able to join groups in the home network. That way my pop-up
> monitors still function.
> And then there's the wireless networks I'm playing with - I'd like to be
> able to join clusters of small devices into the spread net.
> I may be doing it mostly because I can right now, but it is fun. Spread's
> architecture makes it easy to model ad-hoc networks, so I use it for
> practical research also.
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