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Updated OpenSSH for 5.1 & 5.2 Available

OpenSSH installp images for AIX 5L Versions 1
and 2 have been refreshed to include the following patches:

*$LOGIN environment variable set
*Streaming large amounts of data no longer hangs the session
*Password expiration with privsep works (5.1)

The files that contain the above patches are:

*openssh34p1_3.4.0.3_51.tar.Z (AIX 5.1)
*openssh34p1_3.4.0.5203_52.tar.Z (AIX 5.2)

Posted by Denise Genty 2003-01-22

OpenSSH 3.4p1 NLS patch for AIX

OpenSSH 3.4p1 binaries are now available for AIX 5.1 & 5.2. This release contains the
NLS patch file, the English message catalog file and a header file.

Posted by Denise Genty 2002-10-21

AIX Toolbox for Linux - OpenSSL link

Since OpenSSH depends on OpenSSL, you can obtain a AIX compiled version of
OpenSSL from:

http://www6.software.ibm.com/dl/aixtbx/aixtbx-i?S_PKG=dlaixww&S_TACT=&S_CMP=

Because of the cryptographic content of OpenSSL, you will need to register at this
website before you can download.

Posted by Denise Genty 2002-10-17

NEW! OpenSSH for AIX 5L Version 2 (5.2) Available

OpenSSH images for AIX 5L, Version 2 (5.2.0) are now available.

The installp images include changes for the following:

1. The 3.4p1 version of code from www.openssh.org
2. Updating the /etc/security/login & failedlogin files
3. Resetting the unsuccessful login count
4. National Language Support (NLS) enablement
5. NLS translated message catalog images (34 languages). NOTE: if using U.S. English, just install openssh.msg.en_US... read more

Posted by Denise Genty 2002-10-17

Updated: OpenSSH for AIXL 5L Version 1 (5.1) Available

OpenSSH images for AIX 5L, Version 1 (5.1), have been refreshed to include
changes for the following:

* Updating the /etc/security/login & failedlogin files
* Resetting the unsuccessful login count
* National Language Support (NLS) enablement
* NLS translated message catalog images (34 languages).NOTE-if using U.S. English, just install openssh.msg.en_US

OpenSSH has a prerequisite on OpenSSL. OpenSSL rpm images can be obtained from the AIX Linux Toolbox site:... read more

Posted by Denise Genty 2002-10-17

OpenSSH version 3.4 for AIX 5L Available

OpenSSH binaries for AIX 5L are now available at the open source code level of 3.4p1. Version 3.4 contains the modifications for the ISS pre-authentication security advisory. Also, version 3.4 contains complete privilege separation functionality.

Posted by Denise Genty 2002-07-24

IBM Redbook - OpenSSH Information

A new IBM Redbook is published, titled "Managing AIX Server Farms". Chapter 4 of this book is
about network security and has information about OpenSSH on AIX (section 4.2). It is available
on www.redbooks.ibm.com.

Posted by Denise Genty 2002-06-28

OpenSSH IBM Program Services

OpenSSH on AIX, version 2.9.9p2, is supported through IBM Program Services. OpenSSH binaries
are available from this website and from the AIX 5L April 2002 Bonus Pack CD.

Posted by Denise Genty 2002-04-26

OpenSSH Binaries Available On AIX 5.*

OpenSSH binaries are available on AIX 5.*. This release is compiled using OpenSSH version
2.9.9p2 code base. It contains NLS support and most importantly, the security patches
for the "uselogin" directive (12/04/2002) and the "off-by-one" error in channel code (03/07/2002).

Posted by Denise Genty 2002-04-10

OpenSSH 2.9.9p2 NLS patch

OpenSSH 2.9.9p2 binaries are available on the AIX 5.1 Bonus Pack. This release contains a National Language Support (NLS) patch file, the message catalog file and a header file.

Posted by Denise Genty 2002-04-03