Re: Is Skolelinux safe?
* Jonas Smedegaard (firstname.lastname@example.org) [040309 15:16]:
> Please be more specific as to why (or if) you think that SSH should be
> avoided for tunneling - also on a shorter term.
on the short term i have nothing againt ssh for this job. i know
companies who do thin clients just like us who solved this
problem with ssh tunnels.
> | and is in the debian kernel for some time.
> ...but as kernel patches, not readily built modules.
pardon? As pre-build modules, check the kernel-source package or
> | tunnel traffic nicely. cyphers like blowfish or AES can be used
> | even on lowend machines without performance hit.
> Do I understand you correctly that you are talking "encryption"
> generally here, which (possibly) goes for both IPsec and SSH?
well, ssh does not do AES, but yes.
> I certainly agree that your proposals are interesting as a long term
> goal, but please (re)consider SSH-based tools for now.
the ssh solution can be implemented with a minmum of efford, and
solves the problems at hand. would you like to implement it?