ANNOUNCE: portable openssh-2.1.0

James H. Cloos Jr. cloos at
Wed May 10 22:43:14 EST 2000

>>>>> "Markus" == Markus Friedl
>>>>> <markus.friedl at> writes:

JimC> But it is still defaulting to protocol 1 even though I have 2,1
JimC> in the sshd_config files.

Markus> who defaults to what?

Markus> for the server 1,2 or 2,1 does not matter since it's the
Markus> client who decides what protocol to speak to the server.


Added Protocol command to ssh_config as well.  Now I get what I want.

JimC> Finally, ssh -2 -v is unusable for interactive use; it prints
JimC> debug messages for all data transfered; this does not occur when
JimC> using protocol 1.*.

Markus> -v is for debugging.

Yes, but it is also useful to compare -v traces with various
encryption, compression and now protocol options to discover what
works best between given endpoints.  Doing so requires typical usage
across the session....

Markus> if ssh has been tested by more people, some messages will be
Markus> removed.


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