[svlug] deny ssh

Jeffrey Siegal jbs at quiotix.com
Tue Nov 27 18:00:01 PST 2001


David Masten wrote:

> On Tue, 2001-11-27 at 15:57, Jeffrey Siegal wrote:
> 
>>David Masten wrote:
>>
>>>Most web-servers become I/O bound before becoming CPU bound.
>>>
>>A server that uses sshd a lot is *far* more likely to become CPU bound
>>than a web server.
>>
> All good servers (web, mail, dns, file, etc.) use sshd. You don't expect
> a sysadmin to actually show up on site to work on it do you? ;-)

There is a big difference between using sshd and using it "a lot." 
Using it "a lot" would mean a large number of sessions, or sessions 
transferring a large quantity of data (file transfers, tunneling ppp, etc.).





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