[oclug] knark attack
dyork at e-smith.com
Tue Jan 16 11:04:20 EST 2001
Raymond Wood wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 09:19:21AM -0500, Lafleur Maurice wrote:
> > We also have to allow telnet (at least from within the College) to allow
> > students to work. Any secure alternative?
> I would recommend investigating SSH as a more secure alternative to telnet
> (telnet tends to make me shudder :) OpenSSH is a good free SSH implementation
> worth looking at. SSH takes a bit of time to set up properly, but it is not
> that difficult and offers much better security (which seems to be a priority
> for you a the moment :)
I'd totally agree with Raymond on this... there *are* Windows and Mac clients
for ssh as well, so your students should be able to connect from wherever.
Go to http://www.openssh.com/ to learn more.
(Or come to the next OCLUG meeting on Feb 1 to hear David Skoll talk about ssh!)
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