Re: Securing SSH: Does disabling password authentication work?
On 10/03/2005 07:49 pm, Steve Block wrote:
> I'm afraid you didn't read at all, did you? Start from the top of the
> thread and read again, and you'll see that my question had nothing to do
> with port numbers at all. I'm asking if disabling password
> authentication while leaving keyboard-interactive/pam and publickey
> methods available would pretty much leave the current automated attacks
> high and dry since they use password based connection attemps.
Disallowing password logins helps make your machine more secure, as does
allowing only SSH protocol 2.