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RE: ABOVE.NET SECURITY TRUTHS?
- From: Chris Cappuccio
- Date: Fri Apr 28 18:24:31 2000
On Fri, 28 Apr 2000, Mr. James W. Laferriere wrote:
| Hello Dylan, Knew this was coming . But I'd hoped that
| the supported platforms would have been a little larger .
| Just the 7200 & UP . Seems cisco thinks ssh puts a bit
| of load on a cpu ? I can't see that for just a terminal
| session though . Twyl, JimL
The ssh server should optimally generate new keys every so often (every few
This generally takes a lot of CPU time, and on a 2501 it would probably take
quite a while!!!
Also, the ssh server requires more memory then a telnet server. This is a
problem for older routers.
While I'm at it, I believe Cisco is/will be using the OpenSSH code for newer
implementations of ssh under IOS.
Reverend Chris Cappuccio