Future of kerberised telnet, login, rsh, ftp?
explorer at flame.org
Wed Jul 6 08:02:19 EDT 2005
On Tuesday 05 July 2005 21:29, Jeffrey Altman scribbled:
> These tools still have extremely wide use. I cannot speak for Heimdal
> but my opinion regarding the MIT distribution is that these apps should
> be separated from the core libraries and be maintained and distributed
> in an independent package.
I'm not certain if you are looking beyond MIT's use and into other areas, but
most places I know of use Kerberos 5 as an authentication server and ignore
all of rsh, rcp, telnet, ftp, etc. Why? The system tools do kerberos well
enough, and installing another set of tools is a pain.
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