RE: update-inetd problem
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dwight Johnson [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Sunday, October 15, 2000 12:27 AM
> To: Michael P. Soulier
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: update-inetd problem
> On Sat, 14 Oct 2000, Michael P. Soulier wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 10:55:35PM -0700, Dwight Johnson wrote:
> > > # update-inetd --add telnet
> > > The entry definition does not contain any whitespace characters!
> > >
> > > What does this message mean? What am I doing wrong?
> > Wow. I didn't even know there was an update-inetd program. I always
> > the inetd.conf file by hand.
> > Can't you just uncomment the telnet entry?
> That's what I have always done on my Red Hat and SuSE installations. But
> on Debian 2.2, my inetd.conf file does not have a telnet entry to
> and the inetd.conf file begins with a commented caution to not change it
> except using 'update-inetd'.
> But trying to make sense out of constructing an update-inetd add entry
> using 'man update-inetd' and the associated man pages is beyond me.
> What does your inetd.conf telnet entry look like?
> > You shouldn't use telnet
> > anyway, unless you're on a closed network. Too much cleartext. Use ssh.
> I would have tried that too, but 'apt-get install ssh' is unable to find
> the package on my 2.2 CD set. [CHEONG, Shu Yang (Patrick)] Previously
> ssh was NOT OpenSSH....but I read somewhere that ssh in 2.2 is now based
> on OpenSSH. (Suggest you check the cds to see whether SSH came as part of
> the 3 cd set or is on the "4th cd - i.e. non-free/non-us) . I did not use
> apt-get to install ssh...instead, I compiled from source for both OpenSSL
> and OpenSSH....works like a charm.....
> Thanks for your help,
> Dwight Johnson
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