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Re: sshd PermitRootLogin problem
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: sshd PermitRootLogin problem
- From: Aaron Nichols <adnichols_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2004 12:56:27 -0800
- Reply-to: Aaron Nichols <adnichols_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com>
> His use of that option is perfectly valid HOWEVER - that option does
> require that ssh be used with a command defined, eg. ssh <hostname>
> <command> - simply using ssh <hostname> will not work. If you want to
> be able to ssh <hostname> but want to disable password authentication
> (while allowing public keys) you should use the "without-password"
> option I believe.
After testing this on the two systems I have available at the moment
(OpenBSD 3.5 Release running 3.8.1 & FreeBSD running openssh-portable
3.9p1) I have the same issue with forced-commands-only. However, the
'without-password' option seems to function as specified.
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