[SATLUG] OT: Router-related question

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 16:10:53 CST 2010


redpill wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-02-10 at 14:54 -0600, Don Wright wrote:
>> On Wed, Todd (redpill) wrote:
>>> <...>  In my view leaving the gateway routers ssh port open, even
>>> if only internally and for specific IP and MAC, is tantamount to
>>> leaving the front door key under the flower pot on the front
>>> porch.

>> No ssh? How do you admin headless boxes?  --Don

> through a serial port if you have a halfway decent router.

You could also burn EEPROMs and replace them.

There is always a trade off between security and convenience.

   -- Bruce


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