Re: RFC 912, Auth Service

Charles Hedrick (
Sun, 14 Sep 86 12:21:56 edt

We implemented RFC 912 on our DEC-20's. Our DEC-20 FTP supports
the equivalent of Unix's .rhosts file, and uses auth service
to verify that the guy at the other end is really who he claims
to be. I regard this is slightly more secure than the mechanism
used by rcp.

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