[Full-Disclosure] Re: Re: open telnet port
volker.tanger at detewe.de
Thu Sep 9 15:18:16 BST 2004
> > > getting rid of telnetd is almost always a very good idea.
> > Are there even any legitimate uses for running a telnet daemon any
> [...] need a backup system to get into the server in
> the event that something goes wrong?
Install an out-band management access, e.g. via encrypted call-back
modem. This can be easily achieved via standard mgetty and inittab. This
way you have a (serial) console working if the network has gone sour -
something that can quite easily happen if managing remote firewalls...
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