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Re: [suse-security] Telnet Problem
Peter van den Heuvel wrote:
> Otherwise the question was not for an alternative but just what
> harm could be in the situation described.
>
> Like it or not, telnet can be a requirement. I've got users from
> locations where ANY form of encrypted network trafic is not
> allowed, just because the company want's to be able to read
> what's on their net. We might disagree with their point of view,
> but over the years I've learnt not to debate multinational
> corporate IT regulations; the human lifespan does simply not
> accomodate for such endeavours.
>
> And since I'm not too sure of an _answer_ myself, anybody smarter
> out there?

Hallo Peter,
of course you're right.
I was just not thinking about that possibility, my fault, but just
in case he doesn't desperately need telnet, he might switch to ssh.
It was just a suggestion and not a way to solve his telnet problem.

cheers
uwe

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