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Re: [TCLUG:5795] SSH and NFS

You should keep your host_keys separate from the public parts of the
machine.  Make a directory and keep them there away from any
nfs-accessable directory trees.  You can also use scp or rsync to
distribute your ssh keys to your trusted hosts.

Peter Lukas

On Tue, 4 May 1999, Tim Wilson wrote:

> Greetings *,
> My Linux server exports /home to all of the Linux and Win95 clients. is
> there any point to using SSH in this situation? In other words, how can
> SSH improve security if the directory containing the authentication keys
> is NFS-mounted by the workstation? I'm just starting to try to understand
> SSH. I suspect that this is a naive question.
> -Tim
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