[lug] Beginner Question

J. Wayde Allen wallen at lug.boulder.co.us
Fri Aug 3 13:32:46 MDT 2001

On Fri, 3 Aug 2001, Greg Horne wrote:

> How can sshd be used over telnetd?  Right now I use telnet from my windoze 
> workstation to connect to my companies servers when me physically being 
> there is a waste of time.

The sshd is a replacement for telnetd and ftpd.  The problem with telnet
and ftp is that your username, password, and data are all sent in clear
text over the net.  If you use ssh the communication is encrypted to
prevent someone running a sniffer from sitting back and watching you work.

Check out:


- Wayde
  (wallen at lug.boulder.co.us)

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