Subject: Re: ssh - are you nuts?!?
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List: tech-security
Date: 12/20/2000 04:53:49
On 17 Dec, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 17, 2000 at 12:08:51AM -0800, wrote:
>  > Are there any more features that might make SSH valuable?
>  > I've been told that strong, user-level encryption is available
>  > to telnet. So, is adding it by default necessarily a good thing?
> However, strong user-level encryption is not STANDARD for telnet -- many
> implementations of telnet do not support encryption, whereas all SSH
> implementations do.
> Also, SSH provides RSH-like remote command execution functionality,
> as well as secure tunneling of X11 connections and secure port forwarding
> (e.g. "ssh into your company's user gateway, and use port forwarding to
> get at the internal web server that's not available to the general public").
> There are (IMO :-) some ways that SSH can be improved (use of Kerberos
> for host authentication, for example), but there is some movement on that
> in the IETF.
I have not seen this any "Kerberos" mention in the IETF drafts.
Can I get more information on this somewhere?