"Andrey A. Chernov" wrote: > 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.
I think he meant "Why doesn't it respect the "secure" flag on pty's in /etc/ttys, like all other conforming UNIX programs do?". -- Terry To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message