Re: why not use ssh public keys?
Peter Palfrader <firstname.lastname@example.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.