[Mailman-Users] Mail server

Keith Howanitz howanitz at nindo.com
Thu Jul 5 18:42:59 CEST 2001

So you don't mind sending your password clear text over your networks???


howanitz at nindo.com

On Thu, 5 Jul 2001, Amanda wrote:

> Chad at Balius.com wrote:
> > Suggestion - do not use telnet, better to have it disabled or not even
> > installed on your machine.  Use SSH instead, provides the same
> > functionality but over an encrypted connection.  Take a look at
> > http://www.openssh.org/.
> Good point. I forget too often that the rest of the world doesn't live behind a
> firewall. :-) Even at that, I've got telnet set up to not accept connections from
> any but a set list of IPs. So even one of our own in-house develophackers wouldn't
> be able to get into it without at least a little sweat. (I'm not a fool - there's
> no such thing as foolproof. Security is and will ever be a game of leapfrog.)
> Chad's right - ssh is pretty cool when you have a need for it. Maybe someday in my
> spare time I'll set that up on this machine. Nahh... then I might have to fix stuff
> from home. =P

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