Re: Bug#81396: root shell fscked after upgrade to woody
On Sun 07 Jan 2001, Colin Watson wrote:
> Paul Slootman <email@example.com> wrote:
> >Search google for putty, if you need an ssh client for windows.
> http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/ (hmm, I appear to
> have that memorized - I end up grabbing it any time I'm at a public
> Windows-based Internet terminal).
> For what it's worth, I discovered entirely by accident that if you
> install telnetd-ssl then the telnet client in Windows 98 and above will
> connect to it and seamlessly do SSL negotiation, while of course
> non-SSL-capable telnet clients will still be able to connect insecurely.
That's pretty amazing, I had no idea that something standard
in windows would have such features. Usually only by adding
all sorts of extras (such as putty) is windows capable of
doing anything remotely useful.
home: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.wurtel.demon.nl/
work: email@example.com http://www.murphy.nl/
debian: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.debian.org/
isdn4linux: email@example.com http://www.isdn4linux.org/