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Re: [vox-tech] sshd_config and PasswordAuthentication
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Re: [vox-tech] sshd_config and PasswordAuthentication



On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 12:02:41PM -0700, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> 
> on Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 10:01:32AM -0500, Jay Strauss (me@heyjay.com) wrote:
> >
> > I thought you were telling me that when this is set to "no" then I
> > still type my password, then some magic happens, and I login to the
> > remote box but I never send my password down the line.
> 
> No.  If "PasswordAuthentication no" is set in /etc/ssh/sshd_config, on
> the remote host, then you *must* use another method, and my
> understanding is that this limits you to SSH-passkey.  Your remote
> password (tunneled and encrypted or not) *won't* work.

If you want to fully disable password auth, it is still necessary to set
ChallengeResponseAuthentication to no.

-David
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