I realize this was not intended for midrange-l, but...

On Wed, 24 Mar 2004, Ron Cobb wrote:

>   I was told NOT to use telnet to connect because results are unpredictable.
>   It is recommended to use "PuTTY"  (free download) -
>           http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html
>  or "VNC". I have not downloaded "PuTTY" or "VNC" yet.

I strongly doubt that telnet is unpredictable.  Much more likely it is
simply insecure.  PuTTY is a free windows implementation of SSH.  SSH
stands for Secure SHell and is a secure way of connecting to remote hosts.
If you have another linux (or any other unix) laying about then you don't
need putty, you can just use ssh.

>   The LPAR is running.   You can contact me for the root password.

I wouldn't mind having that root password...

James Rich

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