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 OpenBSD, OpenSSH, and Network Operating Systems

Author Jeremiah Gowdy calls attention to what he believes is the meaninglessness of the OpenBSD "Five years without a remote hole in the default install" catch phrase. He asserts that there is no true functionality in a Unix system with a default install and that only firewall or some other minor function can be performed with the default system. However, the whole point of servers is SERVICES.

He discussed privilege separation and the system design flaws that have lead us to this point.

The full article can be found here.

 (Submitted by bks Mon Jul 1, 2002 )


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