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Old 07-13-2004, 05:32 PM   #16
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Nick -- SSH IS SECURE! You can't get much more secure. It uses RSA technology, which our government considers to be a munition! ssh stands for "Secure Shell".
ssh and scp replaces telnet and ftp, which are far less secure. So anyway, I don't
know why you are trying to make your life hard and turn it off. One of the best things about Linux is the fantastic connectivity. You can get your stuff from anywhere!

Yes you could nfs mount one directory of one of your machines on another. Maybe nfs mount is what you want to research.
Old 07-13-2004, 09:36 PM   #17
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how exactly do you plan to use your network?

Connecting out to the internet could be one ...
You have been talking about ssh ...
Old 07-14-2004, 09:07 AM   #18
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Well Im not really trying to turn it off, I was trying to upgrade to version 2 because I ran rkhunter and It gave message," Warning sshv1 allowed ". Not knowing what it was at the time caused me some concern but now I dont really care all that much about ssh. I know now I need to allow it so I will just leave it alone.


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