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|Initial release||September 1998|
v2.1 / June 26, 2013
lsh is a free software implementation of the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol version 2, by the GNU Project including both server and client programs. Featuring SRP as specified in secsh-srp besides, public-key authentication. Kerberos is somewhat supported as well. Currently however for password verification only, not as an SSO method. secsh-srp lsh was started from scratch and predates OpenSSH, a more popular alternative.
Karim Yaghmour concluded in 2003 that lsh was "not fit for use" in production embedded Linux systems, because of its dependencies upon other software packages, that have a multiplicity of further dependencies. The lsh package requires the GNU MP library, zlib, and liboop, the latter of which in turn requires glib, which then requires pkg-config. Yaghmour further notes that lsh suffers from cross-compilation problems that it inherits from glib. "If […] your target isn't the same architecture as your host," he states, "LSH isn't a practical choice at this time."
- "Initial release of snapshot version of lsh".
- Jon Lasser (2000). Think UNIX. Que-Consumer-Other Series. Que Publishing. p. 104. ISBN 9780789723765.
- Roderick W. Smith (2005). Linux in a Windows world. O'Reilly Media, Inc. p. 227. ISBN 9780596007584.
- http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-nisse-secsh-srp http://tools.ietf.org/id/draft-nisse-secsh-srp-01.txt
- Karim Yaghmour (2003). Building embedded Linux systems. O'Reilly Media, Inc. p. 300. ISBN 9780596002220.
- Debian's official packages for lsh-server
- Squeeze version of lsh-server
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