[SunHELP] SSH and expired passwords

James Fogg james at jdfogg.com
Tue Feb 22 09:29:00 CST 2005

On Tue, 2005-02-22 at 09:40 -0500, Grindell, Joan M. wrote:
> If someone logons in via ssh and their regular password expires will they be
> unable to login via SSH also if using only passphrases?
> Thanks
> Joan

There are various authentication methods. The usual default is to use
passwd (or shadow passwords) local to the system. Then there is NIS, NIS
plus and others.

If sshd is set up to use the auth method that the system uses then
expiration of a password is a block to ssh.

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