----- Original Message ----- From: "Mike Loiterman" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "'Micheal Patterson'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Sunday, November 02, 2003 7:40 PM Subject: RE: Ssh missing 'login as' prompt
> > > > What you're describing is normal behavior for ssh. Telnet does the > > same thing from a fbsd to fbsd system. It uses the login id on the > > connecting terminal as the user to auth against on the remote. I > > would recommend using an rsa pass phrase instead of the password if > > you wish it to be more secure. > > That's strange, to me at least. I have a number of other systems > that just give a login as: prompt. Specifically FreeBSD 4.x. Has > things changed? > > - ------------------------------ > Mike Loiterman > grantADLER > Tel: 630-302-4944 > Fax: 773-868-0071 > Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > PGP Key 0xD1B9D18E Fbsd telnet attempts and SRA secure login on when connecting to another FBSD box and will include the detected login ID in ()'s at the User prompt. Hitting enter will pass you on to the password prompt. With SSH/SSHD, the hosts exchange keys to encrypt the initial connection. Once done, the client sends the logon ID to the remote server. Regardless if the ID exists or not, you'll be prompted for the password. I honestly can't remember the last time that I've been prompted with a login as: prompt. It's been quite a long time ago. Of course, it could be because ssh/sshd is incorporated into the system core now instead of requiring an install from ports with the ssh.com's version of sshd. -- Micheal Patterson Network Administration Cancer Care Network 405-917-0600 _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"