Subject: Re: Newbie pkgsrc PATH Related Question
To: None <>
From: Christian Smith <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 07/29/2004 17:23:12
On Thu, 29 Jul 2004, Chris Wareham wrote:

>One final thing. Whenever I use the OpenSSH tools on a slow machine, I
>tend to pass the "-1" argument to them so that they use the less CPU
>intensive version 1 protocol. On my Sparc and Vax machines it makes them
>quite responsive.I'm not sure how much the older protocol impacts
>security, but it's got to better than using telnet ...

I thought the general concensus was that it's better, but not much. In
fact, it's probably worse due to the false sense of security it gives you.

Stick to SSHv2. Performance of my IPX sucks when exchanging keys at ssh
session startup, but once thats done, I don't notice any performance
problems even when using port rediraction for X.

Bottom line, stick to SSHv2.


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