On 10/25/06, Jeff MacDonald <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
Is there anything inherintaly dangerous or wrong about enabling
PasswordAuthentication in sshd_config ?

I understand how public keys are better and everything else. And I do
use them. I'm just curious.

Probably not, if you have strong passwords and sensible management
policies. That said, PasswordAuthentication attracts the brute-force
crackers like flies to rotting meat, so...

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