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Re: telnet vs ssh on Core equipment , looking for reasons why ?
> > > so thats my main logic, authentication... i cant understand the big > > > paranoia on people sniffing tho! > > > > unfortunately ssh is just as sniffable if it's an arp spoof, but hopefully > > it's not as easy for the naughty eavesdropper to get into the right > > position for that.... Pardon for blowing your bubble but sniffing ssh keyexchange does not do you any good. The symmetric key is exchanged via a channel aready secured. The keys that is used to secure the channel used to exchange the symmetric key are exchanged via DH-based protocol. If you want to spend your time factoring primes for next 500 years to extract the key, you are more than welcome to try. It is crypto-101. Alex