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Re: sshd port config and security



On Fri, Apr 06, 2001 at 11:57:51PM -0500, Vinh Truong wrote:
> * Karl E. Jorgensen <karl@jorgensen.com> [010406 15:23]:
> > 
> > Sounds like you need to talk to your firewall administrator. If you trust
> > him that is...  How can you be sure that he's not snooping on the passing
> > telnet traffic?
> 
> hmm, i thought that ssh encrypted traffic between server and client?
> wouldn't that defeat his snooping, assuming he is?

Yep. Ssh does. But telnet doesn't. And it *does* look a bit suspicious if
your firewall administrator tries to encourage telnet and block ssh...

-- 
Karl E. Jørgensen
karl@jorgensen.com
www.karl.jorgensen.com
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