[unisog] c6500 & ssh keys

Allen Rueter allen at cts.wustl.edu
Fri Apr 21 14:16:47 GMT 2006


I would gladly drop TN3270 emulation and LAT, which seems to be on ours, for
ssh keys support.

On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 04:16:00PM -0500, Alan Amesbury wrote:
> Doug Payne wrote:
> 
> > I'm pretty sure that's not supported. From the IOS 'Configuring SSH' manual:
> > 
> > "RSA authentication available in SSH clients is not supported in the SSH 
> > server for Cisco IOS software."
> [snip]
> 
> Although I don't get my hands on our 6500s here very often (which is OK 
> with me, since they have a tendency to break when I touch 'em), I think 
> you're correct.  However, I don't understand Cisco's apparent lack of 
> interest in putting such functionality into their product.  I know for a 
> fact that such features were requested when I was working in the 
> commercial sector in a previous life, and the argument against it was 
> that they had to trim functionality to save space.  Of course, that was 
> before I heard they were implementing a Tcl interpreter.....
> 
> 
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> Alan Amesbury
> University of Minnesota
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