Telnet error

Matthew Hawkins matthew at
Thu Aug 30 10:10:37 EST 2001

On Wed, 29 Aug 2001, Rasjid wrote:
> Secondly, telnet no longer runs by default in RH7.1.  This is a good
> thing.  SSH is infinitely more secure (since telnet is totally
> insecure).

In redhat maybe, but hey, the rest of the system is insecure as well so
one more thing isn't going to make much difference.

apt-get install telnetd-ssl telnet-ssl

(I'm not advocating this over ssh or vice-versa, just pointing out
telnet isn't necessarily "totally insecure")


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