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Re: Auth using PAM

From: Cary Coulter
Subject: Re: Auth using PAM
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2003 16:31:14 -0600

this is a 1Ghz P3 w/512mb.  No SMB being used for local passwd auth.

Can't believe this is TOO slow.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patton, Matthew E., CTR, OSD-PA&E" <address@hidden>
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Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2003 10:05 AM
Subject: RE: Auth using PAM

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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Cary Coulter [mailto:address@hidden
> > Is there just something wrong with the ssh setup?
> > Personally, I have always
> > experienced a slower login with ssh versus telnet.
> you have a slow machine. Telnet does ZERO encryption - that's why it's
> fast!! For every SSH session the two ends have to generate session keys at
> the very least, plus there is the overhead of key exchange if you use key
> based auth etc. Then if you do SMB on top of that, then the SMB layer
> (curtesy of PAM) has to generate it's own packets and network traffic to
> auth you.
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