Daniel.Pfenniger at Daniel.Pfenniger at
Wed Sep 24 04:53:54 EDT 2003

Selon Chris Samuel <csamuel at>:

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> On Tue, 23 Sep 2003 12:40 pm, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> > Why?
> IMHO rsh/rlogin are inherently insecure (vulnerable to spoofing, password 
> sniffing).  We only permit interactive access to our cluster via SSH.
What we do is (with xinetd) to block rsh from acces outside the cluster
and permit rsh only within the cluster.  Of course the cluster users
must be trusted.

ssh does introduce less interactivity for global interactive commands.
> > Most likely, ssh will introduce a non-negligible overhead in encryption
> > and/or compression.


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