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RE: Permit root login for telnet..



Yes . you cannot break into clear text telnet session without snifer. 

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[mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Ian Marks
Sent: Friday, August 25, 2006 9:21 AM
To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
Subject: Re: Permit root login for telnet..

The number one reason is that SSH is encrypted.
The number two reason is that SSH is encrypted.
Can you guess what the number three reason is?


Shekhar Dhotre wrote:
> I have used telnet before ssh came in to the market . Do you know how
to
> hack telnet ? or break a root password without having physical access
to
> the system ? most likely the answer will be - NO .. so what's the big
> deal in ssh vs. telnet ?
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Greg Golin
> Sent: Friday, August 25, 2006 2:12 AM
> To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
> Subject: Re: Permit root login for telnet..
>
> Dear Arun,
>
> You do NOT want to enable root login via telnet - trust me on this
> one. Please tell the list what you are trying to accomplish - 99.9%
> chance is that whatever you are trying to do can, and should be done
> via ssh.
>
> Kind Regards,
> Gregory Golin
> Systems Admin
>
> On 8/24/06, Arun Williams <perks_williams yahoo co in> wrote:
>   
>> How can i enable root login for telnet....
>>
>>   I tried editing /etc/pam.d/login .... but no use
>>
>>
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