[Full-Disclosure] Re: Re: open telnet port
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Thu Sep 9 14:28:51 BST 2004
On Thu, 2004-09-09 at 09:23 +0100, Dave Ewart wrote:
> > getting rid of telnetd is almost always a very good idea.
> Quite so, as I suggested.
> Are there even any legitimate uses for running a telnet daemon any more?
> (That is a genuine question - as far as I can see, SSH is always a
> perfect replacement).
How about, as a service to enable as you are updating SSH remotely from
the other side of the country to fix the most recent problem security
problem and need a backup system to get into the server in the event
that something goes wrong?
Give me the strength to change what I can, the inability to accept what
I can't and the incapacity to tell the difference -- Calvin
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