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Re: sshd port config and security

On Sat, Apr 07, 2001 at 10:01:43AM -0500, Kenneth Pronovici wrote:
> > 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...
> Personally, I think this is more a case of the administrator just wanting
> to open "standard" services... and ssh isn't considered "standard". 

Not yet ?!

> of the places I've worked have just opened http, telnet and ftp to the 
> outside world... and no employee wants to ask for ssh, because then they'd 
> have to explain what they were using ssh for on company computers.  ;-)

Not for porn (http), warez (ftp) or here-is-my-password-for-i-am-too-dumb-to-use-encryption (telnet).

But this is off-topic.


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> Kenneth J. Pronovici <pronovic@ieee.org>
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