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Re: [suse-security] SSH and RSA SecurID Agent
  • From: semat <semat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2000 18:34:14 +0300 (EAT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0012131832140.26060-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Have you thought of using RSA? But anyways if you do not want to have a
password I remember there being an option like allow null passwords or
something simlar to that in the sshd_config file.

On Mon, 11 Dec 2000 kelvin@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have installed ACE Agent for linux on my SuSE 7.0 system. I have console, ftp
> and telnet access working a treat.
>
> When I try and SSH to the machine, SSH prompts me for a user password, even
> though my SecurID user has no password entry in /etc/shadow. If i simply press
> enter, I get an authentication failure.
>
> If I add a password to the user I can use SSH by entering the password and I am
> then prompted for the user's passcode.
>
> Is there any way that SSH can be configured not to prompt for a password if
> there is no password in /etc/shadow for that user? Alternatively, is there a
> SecurID authentication option in the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file ?
>
> Naturally I would like to be able to disable telnet and only use SSH for remote
> access.
>
> Regards,
>
> Kelvin.
>
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