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Re: [opensuse] 11.2 - what was the reasoning behind disabling sshd by default?
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 22:37:12 +0100
  • Message-id: <he7268$qii$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Carlos E. R. wrote:

But you can not make a reasonable default for every body, you need
several. You have to ask at the start of every install what is the
intended usage of the installation, and then, take appropiate defaults
for each one.

Hi Carlos,

I don't want to disagree with the above, except that in this very
particular case it is actually _perfectly_ possible to make a
reasonable default for everybody. Just start sshd by default - as has
been the case since SuSE Linux switched from rsh to ssh.


Per Jessen, Zürich (7.6°C)

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