On Wed, 20 Mar 2002, Måns Nilsson wrote:
> 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)
Another way of solving the "clear text" problem with telnet and passwors
is using one time passwords for access to routers. I know atleast one
"large" operator in sweden who does this.