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secure router access

  • From: Perry E. Metzger
  • Date: Fri May 15 00:25:03 1998

Michael Dillon writes:
> On Fri, 15 May 1998, Dean Anderson wrote:
> > >If you were using ssh for secure access then the answer would be to find a
> > It is just as easy to download a kerberized versions of NCSA telnet or
> > NiftyTelnet, for the mac or pc.
> No it's not. I gave a URL for the Mac and Windows ssh clients; you didn't.

URL or no, I've played with both kerberized NCSA telnet and SSH --
anyone who claims that setting up and maintaining a KDC is as easy as
the "point and shoot" rlogin replacement portion of SSH hasn't really
tried both possibilities. SSH is far simpler -- its almost foolproof,
and it requires no infrastructure commitment to run.