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Re: security of deb pkg's proftp and sftp



On Mon, Sep 11, 2000 at 01:02:18AM -0400, S.Salman Ahmed wrote:
> 
> Could you explain the steps necessary to do this ? I am running sshd (v1
> I think) on my home system (woody) which is on a cable connection. I

if you track woody then your probably using openssh v2.

to forbid password authentication set PasswordAuthentication no in
/etc/ssh/sshd_config.

> would like to able to connect to this home system from work to
> periodically check email, etc.
> 
> I currently use PuTTY at work for ssh connections. How can I setup
> things so that I don't use password authentication ?

putty does not support RSA authentication.  it only supports passwords.

> Also, will PuTTY work with a SSH v2 server ?

no, but OpenSSH 2 has ssh v1 support.  

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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