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comment how safe/sane is it to use git for deployment on my webapp production server?
That said, every kind of automatic publishing system is to be designed carefully, especially if it will be used by other people, since human-related insecurity is often the key factor, the weakest ring of the chain...
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comment how safe/sane is it to use git for deployment on my webapp production server?
Well, if you use cvs without any kind of security, I am with you.. But if you use some strong way to authenticate (using encrypted channels and certificate-based authentication) I think things are quite more secure... For instance to publish to an azure site you first have to generate a security certificate, with which the system will know who you are when your client connects.. Consider that certificates are way stronger than a (often simple) password...
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answered how safe/sane is it to use git for deployment on my webapp production server?