[SunHELP] SSH and expired passwords
Grindell, Joan M.
GrindellJ at SEC.GOV
Tue Feb 22 09:59:22 CST 2005
If I use a passphrase when logging on, when the password expires will the
passphrase continue to work. I think I'm answering my own question I think
not because there are times we want to expire the password and not let a
user on even if he has a passphrase.
From: sunhelp-bounces at sunhelp.org [mailto:sunhelp-bounces at sunhelp.org] On
Behalf Of Adrian Florea
Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2005 10:55 AM
To: The SunHELP List
Subject: Re: [SunHELP] SSH and expired passwords
if you make a verbose connection attempt (i.e. via 'ssh -v') you may see
- ... -
Authentications that can continue: publickey,password,keyboard-interactive
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that are current supported auth methods ...
James Fogg wrote:
>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
>>unable to login via SSH also if using only passphrases?
>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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