ssh cpu usage

Matthew Ross Walker matt at
Wed Oct 5 14:27:19 MDT 2005

Hans Fugal wrote:
> Say we have a server with somewhere between 200 and 300 telnet sessions
> at a time every day. Now say we're thinking of switching from telnet to
> ssh, is there going to be a noticeable problem due to ssh probably
> needing more CPU than telnet?

You'll see higher usage, but I seriously doubt it'll be high enough to
be a problem. The thing is, unless those sessions are constantly sending
and recieving, at any given moment only a few of them will be needing
any processor power.
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