Two Factor Security - SSH

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    is there a way to configure openssh to require both a shared key and a
    password to logon?

    Stuart

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    >>>>> "SS" == Stuart Scharf writes:

    SS> is there a way to configure openssh to require both a shared key
    SS> and a password to logon?

    I assume by "shared key" you mean publickey authentication. In any event
    the answer is no: OpenSSH does not support requiring multiple forms of
    authentication, although most other SSH servers do, e.g. those from
    ssh.com and vandyke.com.

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    Richard Silverman
    res@qoxp.net


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