[talk] Microsoft getting behind OpenSSH

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Tue Jun 2 14:32:56 EDT 2015

Pete Wright:
> On 06/02/15 11:22, Brian Coca wrote:
>> I had to check a few times it was not the first day of April:
>> http://blogs.msdn.com/b/looking_forward_microsoft__support_for_secure_shell_ssh1/archive/2015/06/02/managing-looking-forward-microsoft-support-for-secure-shell-ssh.aspx
>> This comes to me after months of dealing with winrm as a connection
>> protocol to manage windows machines. I'm furious, happy, scared and
>> worried .... will need to leave sober analysis for later but, would
>> like to start to get the ball rolling here.
> it's a shame they don't have any plans to support BSD/Unix:
> " A popular request the PowerShell team has received is to use Secure
> Shell protocol and Shell session (aka SSH) to interoperate between
> Windows and Linux – both Linux connecting to and managing Windows via
> SSH and, vice versa, Windows connecting to and managing Linux via SSH.
> Thus, the combination of PowerShell and SSH will deliver a robust and
> secure solution to automate and to remotely manage Linux and Windows
> systems."

How does this not include BSDs?  It's SSH...

> j/k - it'll be great if they push their patches back to the openssh devs
> imho and the code is of acceptable quality.

I was in the middle of noting that point in an email when you posted
this Pete.

I think it's safe to assume this is the first time MS devs will be
pushing any code to a BSD project, at least at any scale.

Can't wait til this hits misc at ...


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