[svlug] Configuring Server - SSH Trouble + Security Considerations

ericv ericv at cruzio.com
Mon Oct 23 17:37:06 PDT 2006


On Mon, 23 Oct 2006 16:19:54 -0700, Lord Sauron wrote
> On 10/23/06, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> > 
> 
> > > What's the issue with pserver?
> >
> > Eh, I've been carefully avoiding running it for so many years that I've
> > forgotten details, but it sends plaintext login passwords across the
> > wire, for one thing -- just like non-ssl, non-anonymous ftp or regular
> 
> I've been using pserver for CVS locally on my laptop, but wow...
> That's a pretty big flaw.

I port CVS pserver over SSH with port-forwarding. Works pretty well.

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Eric N. Valor
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