[nycbug-talk] OpenSSH book
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Tue Jun 7 00:23:48 EDT 2011
On Jun 6, 2011 2:42 PM, "George Rosamond" <george at ceetonetechnology.com>
> On 06/06/11 13:14, mikel king wrote:
>> On Jun 6, 2011, at 9:20 AM, Michael W. Lucas wrote:
>>> That's precisely the sort of weird edge case I'm NOT covering. :-)
>>> I am doing tunnels and security of agent forwarding, but not GSSAPI
>>> and complex auth mechanisms. The latter vary wildly depending on
>>> operating system.
>>> My target reader has downloaded PuTTY, typed in a username and
>>> password, and says "I'm secure!" Once you have a handle on keys, X11
>>> forwarding, and restricting certain keys to certain commands (for
>>> automated use), they'll be able to use man pages and google for that
>>> weird crap.
>> So you'll not likely be covering rendezvous points and the like?
> I think the point ML is making about the audience is important.
> It's for PUTTY users. . . think about what next steps the majority of
those users need.
> Tunneling would certainly be front and center from my guess, as using
> There's nothing wrong with people raising more advanced functions and
configs with ssh or sshd, since some of that stuff might fit in. And
actually, I think it's a cool idea to add a section for "the adventurous" as
mundane as the points might be to many others.
> But it seems to be, this is the "next step" for users just putty'g without
keys, not knowing how to create tunnels, etc.
> I suspect these are the people who haven't been smart enough to tunnel
their traffic at technical conferences :)
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I'd cover how to convert keys from one format to another, viz openssh vs rfc
vs? file permissions, possibly.
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