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Re: Why Install Telnet by Default?
  • From: Henning Hucke <h_hucke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2005 07:45:43 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0512080742160.3639@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 8 Dec 2005, WebDev wrote:

> [... Why installing insecure utils like telnet? ...]

/The/ SuSE-Linux distribution is located in the consumer market by
novell. You will hardly see /consumers/ using a cisco device which
offers SSH login but you will see a lot of /consumers/ running devices
like access points which only offer telnet logins - if any...

Best regards
Henning Hucke
--
While your friend holds you affectionately by both your hands you are
safe, for you can watch both of his.
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"

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