[LON-CAPA-users] Exams with lon-capa
Guy Albertelli II
Mon, 21 Oct 2002 16:42:55 -0400 (EDT)
> >>The question is how best to assure that no students logs in from outside
> >>the exam room, like from home, and takes the exam from there. Does
> >>lon-capa have some feature to prevent this, or is it planned?
> >The parameter:
> >Client IP/Name Access Control (acc)
> >Is supposed to implment this. I don't believe it has any effect
> >But it should eventually allow you to specify an IP address or a group
> >of IP addresses that are the only machines allowed to access this
> This would be a very cumbersome solution for most situations. In general
> i wouldn't know what the exact IP's my students would have. and
> wildcards would be out of the questions because the general access labs
> here have IP's very similar to those of the classrooms. A better
> solution would be the one I outlined, with a password released at the
> time of the exam.
Not much of a defense against cell phones/pagers/ICQ/IM/email/etc.
Server side defense is the only thing that will actually work.
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