Subject: Re: rexecd
To: Simon J. Gerraty <>
From: John Nemeth <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/21/2005 19:02:18
On Jun 8,  5:50am, Simon J. Gerraty wrote:
} >     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 ?

     The manpage provides suitable warnings.  Beyond that it isn't our
place to tell people what to use.  We have no idea what they are doing;
it could be a private lan or IPSec could be in use.

}-- End of excerpt from Simon J. Gerraty