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RE: telnet using root



he was asking to use telnet ...  what if this is on a local network and not
connected to the internet?


-----Original Message-----
From: seth vidal [mailto:skvidal@phy.duke.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2001 10:33 AM
To: rpm-list@redhat.com
Subject: RE: telnet using root


On Tue, 2001-12-11 at 10:24, Maciejewski, Thomas wrote:
> that is a security feature!
> telnet in as a user then su to root
> 

These are both horrible security problems. B/c telnet in an unencrypted
protocol your passwords are entirely sent in clear text. This is
obviously a mess.

install ssh.

use ssh

love ssh.

-sv



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