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Re: [suse-security] ssh, kernel updates
  • From: "Kurt Seifried" <listuser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 13:14:18 -0700
  • Message-id: <007801c096c2$cc702fa0$3200030a@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Bad idea. 1.2.27 has been the only secure shell implementation (along with
>the newer versions) that was capable of running a backup through an
>ssh connection. It's a matter of stability...
>
>We'll have to focus on openssh, though. Maybe, in future releases of the
>SuSE-distribution, there will be the official ssh version from f-secure
>included (it almost was in 7.1, but I didn't get the written agreement
>from the finland folks).

NO! BAD! Their (ssh.com) license is extremely restrictive despite the "free use"
(limited) for Linux users. Use OpenSSH. It is free. The rest ARE NOT.

>Roman.

-Kurt


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