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 Re: Why not SSH?
Author: Chris 
Date:   17-11-01 15:34

I set up the POP3 server at my work with stunnel. I force all connections from outside our local net to connect to pop3s, the SSL'd POP3 daemon. I can just tell the windows users to click on the "Secure POP3" checkbox in whatever email client they use (which is invariably outlook, of course). I don't have to worry about whether they have an ssh client, I don't have to worry about whether it's even possible to tunnel from their windows boxes, and it's no extra work for them. They just select one option and they're good to go.

SSH is good for people who actually have some understanding of unix, or at least of computers. Point and click type people would never understand how to get anything done with SSH tunnels but have no problems clicking checkboxes.

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Ben Goren 16-11-01 21:17 
 Re: Why not SSH?   new
Decibel 16-11-01 23:47 
 Re: Why not SSH?   new
Chris 17-11-01 15:34 

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