SPAM-LOW: [thelist] Requirements for solicitor

Wayne wayne at
Mon Jan 31 04:02:46 CST 2005

I should think your gonna want the DNS hosting and access info, incase it becomes necessary to move the code et al.


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Subject: Re: SPAM-LOW: [thelist] Requirements for solicitor


Having been in such a position before, I would think that you can ask 
for anything that will enable you to get the job done. Of course, that 
is within reason.

Just my two cents,


Justin Kozuch
Creative Director, pxLabs
"Helping clients improve their business through the use of Web standards"

Alex Beston wrote:

> Hi All,
> Just had a query from a potential client who has been let down by his 
> contracting company.
> Its a database driven site, with php sessions involved.
> Ive been asked to list a series of requirements to be given to a 
> solicitor forcing the contractor to hand over information.
> -----
> Heres my list:
> A list of all users & their passwords allowing access to the hosting 
> server.
> (can we ask of the hosting if this list tallys with their registered 
> users?)
> A list of all users & their passwords allowing access to the database.
> A list of any connecting databases ie on a JOIN.
> A copy of all source code ( cant we just access ourselves, not not 
> necessary? maybe is if they decide to delete their work on handing 
> over the passwords? )
> A database dump of all tables & all other databases
> Passwords to any mail accounts plus all aliases
> ???
> ----
> Presumably, once this information is released there is no real 
> security any more? So, the first job would be to remove users and 
> create anew.
> Any thoughts helpful
> rgds
> Alex


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