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Subject svn commit: r1785047 - /jmeter/trunk/xdocs/usermanual/properties_reference.xml
Date Wed, 01 Mar 2017 21:45:07 GMT
Author: sebb
Date: Wed Mar  1 21:45:07 2017
New Revision: 1785047

Add warning re BeanShell server


Modified: jmeter/trunk/xdocs/usermanual/properties_reference.xml
--- jmeter/trunk/xdocs/usermanual/properties_reference.xml (original)
+++ jmeter/trunk/xdocs/usermanual/properties_reference.xml Wed Mar  1 21:45:07 2017
@@ -1060,7 +1060,12 @@ JMETER-SERVER</source>
     BeanShell Server properties.<br/>
     Define the port number as non-zero to start the http server on that port.<br/>
     The telnet server will be started on the next port.<br/>
-    Defaults to: <code>0</code>
+    Defaults to: <code>0</code> (i.e. don't start the server)
+    <note>
+    There is no security. Anyone who can connect to the port can issue any BeanShell commands.
+    These can provide unrestricted access to the JMeter application and the host.
+    <b>Do not enable the server unless the ports are protected against access, e.g.
by a firewall.</b>
+    </note>
 <property name="beanshell.server.file">
     Define the server initialisation file.<br/>

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