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Old 01-14-2009, 10:46 PM   #1
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ssh and telnet !!

Hi all,

Can anyone explain to me what ssh is and how it differs from telnet?

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Short answer is ssh in encrypted and telnet isn't - this includes the handshaking stage where passwords are sent.


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