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Re: problems with rsa authentication (for use with mpich)

On Sun, 12 Oct 2003 15:01:41 -0400, Roberto Sanchez
<rcsanchez97@yahoo.es> wrote:

> In your case it is the key contained in ~/.ssh/id_dsa.pub (or
> id_rsa.pub, if you use RSA authentication) from the host on which
> the login attempt will originate.

Is it actually necessary to use the key? In other words, cannot one
opt to not do DSA or RSA based authentication and just do host- based
authentication (I believe that is what it is called)? 

I don't see any mention of this in the documentation.


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