"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

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