"cipher none" alternatives ?

Christopher Linn celinn at mtu.edu
Sun Mar 18 04:53:01 EST 2001

On Sat, Mar 17, 2001 at 06:24:38AM -0800, Dan Kaminsky wrote:
> > > You've not done Arcfour with OpenSSH; it's not supported.  I'm not
> > > sure if I like that or not.
> > 
> > It is supported for ssh2. ssh -2 -oCiphers=arcfour ...
> dankamin at CISCO-CD5ZTDFXI ~
> $ ssh -h
> ...
> -c cipher  Select encryption algorithm:  ``3des'', ``blowfish''
> Self-Documentation trumps--can be a blessing or a curse.

perhaps the manpage is more current than the embedded help msg?

from ssh(1):

     -c cipher_spec
             Additionally, for protocol version 2 a comma-separated list of
             ciphers can be specified in order of preference.  See Ciphers for
             more information.
             Specifies the ciphers allowed for protocol version 2 in order of
             preference.  Multiple ciphers must be comma-separated.  The de-
             fault is

                 rijndael256-cbc,rijndael-cbc at lysator.liu.se''

> --Dan


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