Re: Description for sshproxy
Vincent Bernat <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> OoO En cette soirée bien amorcée du samedi 29 décembre 2007, vers 22:05,
> Justin B Rye <email@example.com> disait:
(What an over-the-top attribution, but at least it's there.)
> Description: authentication management gateway for SSH connections
> An SSH proxy allows users to connect without having to remember or
,s/^ An SSH proxy/ This SSH proxy/
,s/^ An SSH proxy allows/ A SSH proxy that allows/
> share the passwords or the keys of the remote site. They first connect
,s/^ share the passwords/ have the passwords/
> to the proxy using their own credentials then the proxy initiates the
,s/credentials then the/credentials and then the/
,s/credentials then the/credentials. Then, the/
> connection to the remote site using, for example, the root password.
> Access right lists (ACLs) are used to check that a user is authorized
# explanation should match the abbreviation
,s/Access right lists/Access control lists/
> to connect to a given remote site.
> I don't keep the suggestion of MJ ("ssh gateway based on permission
> lists, not keys or passwords") since it is a bit misleading since the
> user still have to use keys or passwords to connect to the proxy. I hope
> the new long description is more informative.
Fine by me.
Thanks and season's greetings,
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