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RE: [suse-security] automatic backups over ssh/scp
  • From: "Holger van Lengerich" <hvl@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2001 14:57:21 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0107311448020.11069-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi,

> Use public key authentication as opposed to hard coding the username
> and password.

Authorization through .shosts or .ssh/authorized_keys should work fine (man
ssh). But using an RSAkey without password isn't more secure than using a
stored plaintext-password. ;-)

Regards,
Holger

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