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Re: Authentication for telnet.

Hopefully this is readable.

From: Reco <recoverym4n@enotuniq.net>, Wed, 2 Oct 2019 09:45:12 +0300
> No, it should not be there because it disables telnetd this way.


> Hence aforementioned "echo" command above. 

> 2) echo 'telnet  stream  tcp     nowait  root    /usr/sbin/tcpd /usr/sbin/telnetd -a none -E /bin/bash' >> /etc/inetd.conf

To my understanding that would wipe out all the other services.
I read your instruction as illustrative rather than literal.

With any luck, maintainers will remove the legacy telnetd 
from distribution; sooner or later.  

Thanks for the help,       ... P.

Tel: +1 604 670 0140            Bcc: peter at easthope. ca

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