[Neo4j] Blocking access to the Neo4j web admin interface

Linan Wang tali.wang at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 15:34:31 CEST 2011


since neo4j just uses jetty, i think the simple solution would be add
option in neo4j shell script:
-Djetty.host=127.0.0.1 to make it only listen to local request. then
use ssh tunnel to expose service to designated machines.

On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 2:18 PM, Peter Neubauer
<peter.neubauer at neotechnology.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> you can block access to it by blocking the access to the URL
> (localhost:.../webadmin) and even /db/manage. That requires probably
> to set up apache and mod_proxy in front of the Neo4j server, but I
> think that is a good idea in production scenarios anyway.
>
> http://docs.neo4j.org/chunked/snapshot/operations-security.html
>
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> On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 3:08 PM, carze <CArze at som.umaryland.edu> wrote:
>> I'm making use of the Neo4j REST API to power a website and was wondering if
>> there was any way to block access to the web admin interface. Currently the
>> DB is in read-only mode but the web admin panel is accessibly by anyone who
>> can stumble upon the URL.
>>
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Linan Wang


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