Usage of a telnet client instead of ssh or rsh
jbglaw at lug-owl.de
Sat May 13 19:33:11 GMT 2006
On Sat, 2006-05-13 20:27:03 +0200, Paul Slootman <paul at debian.org> wrote:
> On Fri 12 May 2006, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> > Wayne beat me to it. But I was going to say, you might be able to write
> > a wrapper script that sends the rsync command and arguments down the
> > telnet connection for the shell to execute and discards any extra output
> > produced by the shell while logging in (to avoid the mystifying "is your
> > shell clean?" message). For instance, if you know the shell on the
> Don't forget also that there is actually such a thing as a telnet
> protocol, so a telnet session probably won't give you a real clean
> connection, some combination of special bytes may trigger telnet to do
> unexpected things instead of passing the data on transparently.
> Is there no way of using rsh in your kerberos-ized situation?
Well, ignoring the protocol-specific extensions, I'd think of some
kind of expect(1) wrapped telnet client to do the login and
Though that's all a crude workaround. Why don't you just use ssh,
which is nicely (via GSSAPI) kerberized?
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ret = do_actions((curr | FREE_SPEECH) & ~(NEW_COPYRIGHT_LAW | DRM | TCPA));
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