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Re: [vox-tech] Environment variable.
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Re: [vox-tech] Environment variable.



To install openssh, requires zlib and openssl.  Openssl doesn't seem simple
to install (I'll look into it further), then Openssh's install instructions
aren't so good either.

Though in writing this email I did go to linuxdoc and looked at the
"Securing and Optimizing Linux: RedHat Edition -A Hands on Guide", It seemed
to have some instructions that I may be able to digest.

Being a sysadmin: its a journey (especially when you aren't a sysadmin)

Jay

----- Original Message -----
From: <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us>
To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2001 10:12 AM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Environment variable.


> On Thu, 31 May 2001, Jay Strauss wrote:
>
> > Sad to say, I still haven't installed ssh.
>
> Fine.  Just don't ever use telnet to log in... only for troubleshooting
> ascii protocols.  Console is safe.
>
> >  One of these days I'll get over
> > the "I'm getting anxiety over installing something new", especially
since
> > its usually as easy:
> >
> > Its just that no one ever seems to write good installation instructions
for
> > products.
> >
> > make configure
> > make
> > make install
>
> I don't understand what you are saying.  Maybe you need to play around
> with tcpdump or sniff... when it hits you what telnet means, you won't use
> it anymore.  Ssh is easy, and comes with scp so you don't have to use
> (insecure and firewall-unfriendly) ftp anymore either.
>
> >
> > Jay
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Peter Jay Salzman" <p@dirac.org>
> > To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2001 2:38 PM
> > Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Environment variable.
> >
> >
> > > begin: Jay Strauss <jjstrauss@yahoo.com> quote
> > > > Erik,
> > > >
> > > > What brand of operating system are you running on (HP-UX, Solaris,
> > Linux,
> > > > AIX..., I'm assuming you are on a Unix machine).
> > > >
> > > > In short when you login to a unix machine (like from the console or
> > telnet),
> > >
> > > of course you mean ssh.   ;-)
> > >
> > > > a script(s) gets run automatically..  I think (I'm sure someone will
> > correct
> > > > me), which script(s) that gets run depends on the shell you are
using,
> > but
> > > > these scripts exist in your home directory (i.e. the directory into
> > which
> > > > you are placed when you login)
> > > >
> > > > Shell        profile script
> > > > -----        --------------
> > > > bash         .bashrc
> > >
> > > only for non-login shells.   telnet gives a login shell, so i think
the
> > > relevent file would be .bash_profile.  if you place it in .bashrc, you
> > won't
> > > have it available in consoles unless you place "source $HOME/.bashrc"
in
> > > .bash_profile.
> > >
> > > > csh          .cshrc
> > >
> > > the ONLY thing i miss about csh is not being able to say the word
> > > "dot-sea-shark".   :)
> > >
> > > pete
> >
> >
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