Re: HELP: how to enable telnet?
From: Nikolas Britton (freebsd_at_nbritton.org)
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 06:09:03 -0600 To: Joaquin Menchaca <email@example.com>
Joaquin Menchaca wrote:
> Joshua Tinnin wrote:
>> On Monday 17 January 2005 02:39 pm, Joshua Tinnin
>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> However, later I want to use Windows XP/2K3. They have decent ssh
>>>> client support through tools like putty, but I don't know any good
>>>> sshd solution on Windows.
>>> I don't know if installing a new OS is an option, but any home
>>> Windows OS pre-2000 is not secure in the first place (i.e., ME, 98,
>>> 95). I would not use any of them if security is a consideration.
>>> BTW, PuTTY works very well, as does installing Cygwin so you can use
>>> its tools (though that is a bit overkill, maybe).
>> Wait, I'm sorry, I think I misunderstood you. If you want to run a
>> secure daemon on Windows instead of on *nix, I'm not sure, actually.
>> You might be able to do this with Cygwin, but I've only used it to
>> login to sshd on a *nix machine.
>> - jt
> Oh. At home I have 11 computers: 2 sparcs, 2 macs, 8 pcs (mix of
> PIVs, AMDs, and C3s). They run *nix OSes (SuSE, Fedora, FreeBSD,
> Solaris, Mac OS X, Tenon) and of course Winows XP/2K3. I don't bother
> with older OSes, except for experimentation, e.g. learning how older
> OSes are better supported by UNIX than Windows for both performance
> and security.
> Between computers, I want to have interoperability between them
> (print, file share, X, remoting, rtools/telnet/ftp). For insecure
> solutions, I was interesting in playing with SSL, SSH, Kerberos, and
> IPSec. Also, looking into secure single sign-on facility.
> However, I am far from getting the experiments off the ground. I am
> just barely above getting the darn things to work, with drivers,
> wi-fi, bluetooth, etc. Many companies still uncooperative with open
> source communities, a matter I hope to help proactively.
> In the mean time, I'll get a handle on SSH facilities (as well as
> getting hardware to work).
> Oh, lastly, Cygwin is cool. I'm interested in both cygwin and
> non-cygwin (mingw) solutions for both client/server. I tried all the
> client tools, both putty and ssh, both work well. Never knew that
> sshd was working so well. :->
> Wish there was a way though to redirect the Windows desktop as a X
> client ;->
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