disable features

David Terrell dbt at meat.net
Tue Oct 30 10:50:57 EST 2001

On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 03:25:52PM -0800, David Terrell wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2001 at 06:56:42PM +0200, Markus Friedl wrote:
> > 
> > both agent and x11 forwarding are off by default since they allow
> > access to local resource from the remote machine where the sshd is
> > running.
> > 
> > enable agent and x11 forwarding only if you trust the remote server.
> Is there any reason why they are disabled in the server, since they 
> pose no particular additional security risks to the server itself?
> I'd rather see them on by default in the server and off by default
> in the client, since the client is both more at risk and easier to 
> selectively enable.

sorry, please disregard.

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