How to set up SSL Telnet with OpenVMS v.8.3-1H1 (411 Views)
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John Leung
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How to set up SSL Telnet with OpenVMS v.8.3-1H1

OpenVMS supports SSH Telnet.

We are exploring the possibility of connecting the user Telnet session via SSL as the users' Terminal Emulator application supports SSL but not SSH.

Will OpenVMS support SSL Telnet ?
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Ian Miller.
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Re: How to set up SSL Telnet with OpenVMS v.8.3-1H1

you may be able to do something with stunnel

http://h71000.www7.hp.com/opensource/opensource.html#stunnel
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John Leung
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Re: How to set up SSL Telnet with OpenVMS v.8.3-1H1

Stunnel will create a secured tunnel with additional software running stunnel service.

However, we are looking for an alternative not to involve additional software since the users' Terminal Software is already able to do SSL Telnet.

The question is whether OpenVMS v.8.3-1H1 supports SSL Telnet Host. And, how do we set it up ?
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Steven Schweda
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Re: How to set up SSL Telnet with OpenVMS v.8.3-1H1

> [...] OpenVMS v.8.3-1H1

As usual, actual output from, say,
tcpip show version
would be more helpful.

> Will OpenVMS support SSL Telnet ?

Until today, I don't remember having even
heard of "SSL Telnet", so I know nothing,
but I'd guess that it doesn't.

> [...] the users' Terminal Emulator
> application supports SSL but not SSH.

Not much product-ID info in that description.

Why not use one of the many SSH-capable
products?
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John Leung
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Re: How to set up SSL Telnet with OpenVMS v.8.3-1H1

It seems that SSH will be an available option rather than going for SSL. Thanks everybody for the contribution.
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