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Re: Dialup Help!

Bob Bernstein writes:
> Help me understand why the absence of a shell login process on these
> machines constrains them from using a simple exchange of username and
> password.

It doesn't.  You can use username/password authentication to connect to a
machine on which you can not get a shell.  It's just a matter of what
method of authentication the administrator chooses to implement.
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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