[MUD-Dev] SSH Encryption on data stream

Amanda Walker amanda at alfar.com
Tue Oct 14 09:54:05 New Zealand Daylight Time 2003


On Oct 13, 2003, at 11:58 AM, Christopher Allen wrote:

> It isn't stream encryption that causes performance problems, but
> public-key encryption. Even with accellerated hardware, PKI take
> significant CPU time. Thus the "Monday Morning Problem" is what
> you have to engineer around.

True.  On the other hand, this is the same problem faced by
e-commerce and VPN servers, so there's a fair amount of hardware
available to throw at it.  Not without cost, of course.

Amanda Walker
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