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Re: rshd...

On Sun, Jul 15, 2012 at 08:45:44AM +1200, Lloyd Parkes wrote:
> On 15/07/2012, at 1:59 AM, Darren Reed wrote:
> > In doing test development for ipfilter, I've become aware of what I'd
> > consider to be a bug in rshd
> Is there any way at all that anyone can justify shipping rshd and friends
> as part of NetBSD?  The only justification I can think of would be if rsh
> can do host verification via Kerberos, but ssh could do that too with the
> appropriate patches.  At least telnet is a useful network diagnostic tool. 
> Hmm, if we stopped shipping telnetd, would anyone notice?

Supposedly even something like rsh can be secure to some extent if done
via IPSec. But to accelerate: can anyone think of any use for phones(1) or
few other relics residing firmly in /etc?

- Jukka. 

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