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Re: cluster: rsh vs. ssh

wow, i didn't know they had that option!  i remember discussing this
with some folks on the netbsd mailing list a while back, and the general
consensus was that "it would be really cool if ssh had that option".  how
long has this been available?


On Thu, Dec 05, 2002 at 10:21:16AM -0800, Vineet Kumar wrote:
> You could also compile ssh with -cnone support, to gain back the lost
> encryption overhead but keep the security of pubkey authentication.
> With ssh you can also use host-based authentication via public keys
> rather than just trusting IP addresses outright, which is as convenient
> as .rhosts (no user keys to manage) but not so easy to spoof.  IMHO, rsh
> is dead.  ssh's authentication options are light years ahead, and the
> encryption overhead is small if you use blowfish, and nothing if you
> compile with -cnone support.
> good times,
> Vineet
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