> In article <3fe46900news.zianet.com>,
> "John Willis" <jwilliscoherent-logic.com> wrote:
> > See subject line. Since upgrading to 10.3, only sshd is available.
> > Don't care for the overhead of ssh, nor having to download
> > and install clients for most of the other machines I use.
> In 10.2.8, telnetd and rlogind was in /usr/libexec along with lots of
> the other services defined in /etc/inetd.conf. These services are
> disabled by default from the Sharing Preferences panel.
> It's a big security risk and not a Good Thing(tm) to use services that
> transmit in the clear. It up to you to decide to run insecure services
> as long as you're aware of the security implications. If this system is
> behind a hardware firewall, I'd go ahead. If it's on the Internet, I
> wouldn't. Don't you not bother locking your front door every night? Is
> that 'overhead' to much for you?
> DeeDee, don't press that button! DeeDee! NO! Dee...