--On Wednesday, March 20, 2002 16:14:07 +0100 Simon
<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Ssh feels like a step in the right direction.
> It's turned into something of a defacto standard for [unix] server
> remote administration, let's hope the same happens for
> routers/switches/etc so we can forget all about telnet.
Nothing wrong with telnet. Clear-text passwords in telnet, that might be a
problem, otoh, as well as clear-text data channel. (think enable
passwords). Some telnet implementations have solved this problem, for
instance Heimdal. (http://www.pdc.kth.se/heimdal)
> I'd say snmp needs a major overhaul for people to regain any amount of
> confidence in it after the recent CERT announcement.
Jonas already commented on SNMP v3, so we'll consider that case closed.
Måns Nilsson Systems Specialist
+46 70 681 7204 KTHNOC