Chapter 14. Remote Access: Secure Shell, VNC, Timbuktu, Apple Remote Desktop



  • What Is SSH?

  • SSH Vulnerabilities

  • Vulnerabilities in telnet and rlogin

  • Activating SSH

  • Advanced SSH Features

  • GUI Access Methods

Remote access is a way of using your machine without being at the console. OS X ships with services that allow remote access ”such as telnet , rlogin and ftp ”disabled. Unlike many other flavors of Unix. OS X in its default state is more secure as a result. However, as connectivity becomes more important to you, you may be interested in being able to remotely access your OS X machine. This chapter examines how to do this as securely as possible.


Mac OS X Maximum Security
Maximum Mac OS X Security
ISBN: 0672323818
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 158 © 2008-2017.
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