[oclug] telnet/ssh Usage Question
mhoye at neon.polkaroo.net
Thu Apr 29 11:57:42 EDT 2004
On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 11:43:54AM -0400, Francis J. A. Pinteric wrote:
> Here's a question for you. If you were to purchase a web-hosting
> package how important would shell access be to you? Outside of the
> convenience and power that we all enjoy on our own systems, that is.
A lack of ssh would be a deal-breaker.
Allowing telnet would also be a deal-breaker.
I can't imagine having to handle website administration through a web
interface, and allowing people to send passwords out to the world in
plaintext is silly.
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