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Re: Start up scripts

On Thu, 5 Mar 1998, Henry Hollenberg wrote:

> On Fri, 6 Mar 1998, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> > > I think ssh probalbly will be needed on the system as remote sys-admin
> > > will probably be a must although I think we could do without it at our
> > > site.
> > 
> > You can easyly do without if you use SSL (especially SSLTelnet and
> > SSLTelnetd) We can't use SSH, since it is not free. You have to license it
> > for commercial use.

I'm not a big fan of SSL.  It requires each Internet application to be
patched.  IMHO, a better approach is to push encryption/authentication
down to the packet level.  One possible tool for this is skip which
has a linux port and is released under GPL:


In my copious free time I plan on packaging this for Debian.

Jean Pierre

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