On Wed, Jul 10, 2002 at 14:17:51 +0200, Dag-Erling Smorgrav wrote:
> "Andrey A. Chernov" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Why what? Sysadmin allows PasswordAuthentication only.
> Why?

Because he choose to not trust hosts keys which can be stolen especially
when not password-protected. Because it is documented way to configure
sshd. This scenario is very equivalent to normal Unix login procedure
excepting that passwords are not transferred as cleartext over the net. It
is most easy way for admin to teach end-users to use ssh without
(mis)dealing with hosts keys.

Andrey A. Chernov

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