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Re: PasswordAuthentication option in /etc/ssh/sshd_config



Commented out it will mean it'll use the default, which is yes (see
'man sshd_config')

You only need to uncomment it if you want to change it to no. Although
it can also make your config more explicit by just looking at the
file.

-Steve


On 3 March 2011 03:59, Jason Hsu <jhsu802701@jasonhsu.com> wrote:
> The value can be yes or no.  But in the default version of the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file, the command setting the value of the PasswordAuthentication parameter is #'d out.
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> What does this mean?  Should I leave it as is, or should I uncomment the line?  If the latter is the case, should I set the value to yes or no?
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