[SunHELP] SSH and expired passwords

Dale Ghent daleg at elemental.org
Tue Feb 22 11:07:27 CST 2005

On Feb 22, 2005, at 9:40 AM, 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?

SSH keys are separate from the system password mechanism, so yes, pass 
phrases used with an account's SSH keys will continue to work even with 
the user's system password being expired.


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