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Re: why not use ssh public keys?

Peter Palfrader <peter@palfrader.org> writes:

> > Currently -AFAIK- the DAM sends your (random) password to you encrypted by your GPG key, 
> > when your account has been created. An alternative should be that the applicant sends (in 
> > the answare for the Initial Contact) his/her public ssh key signed with GPG. It would be 
> > only highly recommended and not mandatory.
> > 
> > What others think?
> Won't buy you anything.

Worse, it will increase the work DAM has todo.

> FWIW I even think the passwd sending is unnecessary work for the DAM
> since the developer can reset it using the email interface.

It's not work at all; it's done automatically by ud-useradd.


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