[Bug 877] ssh 3.8.1p1 client cannot disable encryption with "-c none"

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Wed Jun 23 10:57:52 EST 2004


------- Additional Comments From dtucker at zip.com.au  2004-06-23 10:57 -------
Mohit Aron wrote:
> > Rijndael it is the same as aes.   It's there for historical reason and
> > sometime down the road it will go away.

> My point is that it has been added and is undocumented. So is aes.

Your point about AES is a good one, and the man pages (ssh_config and
sshd_config) have now been updated.

Rijndael is not listed because it's a non-standard vendor extension that's
equivalent to aes256-cbc and is retained for config file backwards compatibility
only.  (If you put it in your config file then you ought to already know what it
is :-)

       Specifies the ciphers allowed for protocol version 2 in order of
       preference.  Multiple ciphers must be comma-separated.  The sup-
       ported ciphers are ``3des-cbc'', ``aes128-cbc'', ``aes192-cbc'',
      ``aes256-cbc'', ``aes128-ctr'', ``aes192-ctr'', ``aes256-ctr'',
      ``arcfour'', ``blowfish-cbc'', and ``cast128-cbc''.  The default


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