Originally Posted by HarryT
Please bear in mind that, if you make your Calibre server visible to the world at large, you must provide an authentication mechanism to ensure that only you are able to access it. If you didn't do this, you would (unless all your books were in the public domain) in effect be setting up a pirate book site, which is not a very good idea.
Thanks for the note, it's a really important point. I'm not interested in setting up a pirate site. (I'm a musician/composer and I have copyright stuff being pirated as we speak). I'm only into having personal access, when I need it, and allowing others to access in situations where I need/want someone to look at or get something from my library (very few others, close associates/family). I am simply trying to implement something that Calibre presents to me as a feature, with a tab and menu item all its own. If no one wants anyone to use it, what's the point? I'm trying to connect my devices, as stated by Calibre, period.
Yes, I will definitely be using a password, once I get it working.