Subject: Re: rexecd
To: Simon J. Gerraty <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Sean Davis <email@example.com>
Date: 02/21/2005 21:23:00
On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 05:43:15PM -0800, Simon J. Gerraty wrote:
> > I've just finished converting rexecd to use PAM and I'm looking
> >for programs that use rexec(3) in order to test it. Does anybody know
> >of any?
> Sorry, no.
> > BTW, FreeBSD doesn't allow root to use rexecd. Should we add that
> >as well?
> Why allow it at all - it sends username/passwd in clear ?
So does rsh, and rsh is still quite useful on LANs for things like rdist, if
you can trust your physical connections.
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