On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 04:40:55PM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
Authentication is sometimes symmetric; it is not in the case of
passwords. For authentication methods like public key or GSS, it is
The networking boxes I have access to all use password authentication
because they like to stick the password into RADIUS/TACACS...
I am not sure what "reasonably symmetric" means. Who authenticates
whom and in which way if the server establishes a connection to the
client with public key or GSS?
Juergen Schoenwaelder International University Bremen
<http://www.eecs.iu-bremen.de/> P.O. Box 750 561, 28725 Bremen, Germany
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