[mythtv-users] Plugging second BE into same network, any concerns?

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Tue Oct 4 18:53:43 UTC 2011

On 10/4/2011 14:30, Eric Sharkey wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 2:25 PM, Raymond Wagner<raymond at wagnerrp.com>  wrote:
>> The only problems with doing such will arise on machines that don't have
>> the files telling them how to access the database.  In this instance,
>> they will go out searching for a backend over UPNP
> How does that work?  Can a frontend really discover the mysql database
> password through UPNP?

Note that the '--no-upnp' call does not prevent someone who knows where 
the backend is from using this page.  It only prevents MythTV from 
sending out UPNP announcements, and responding to UPNP discovery packets.

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