[mythtv-users] MythTV Sidebar App

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Sat Dec 19 19:56:09 UTC 2009


Mitch Gore wrote:
> Now that I have Windows 7 on my PC i wanted to try the MythTV sidbar
> app: http://mythtvsidebargadget.codeplex.com
>
> It needs to connect to the backend on 6544.  So this works from the
> web is it ok to open that port to the internet?

It's an insecure webserver being run in mythbackend, with considerable
write access to the database.  Someone who knows MythXML can throughly
trash your setup.  You decide.


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