Subject: Re: ssh
To: Michael Graff <>
From: Peter Svensson <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/17/1996 00:01:11
> John M Vinopal <> writes:
> > Any tips on install?
> Yes.  After you make install, make ssh non-setuid.  It will still work
> just fine, and will have one less possible problem in the security
> world.

Unless you want to replace rsh/rlogin with ssh. You can only use the 
one-key-per-person mode if ssh is not setuid. To allow one computer to trust 
the credentials of users from another they must run ssh suid, so it can 
allocate a low port (<1024) and read the ssh_host_key.