[nycbug-talk] ssh config question
Mon Oct 3 13:40:27 EDT 2005
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Why is it a "weaker alternative" to use authorized_keys? Isn't this a
bit more secure than using passwords?
Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Oct 2005, Steve Rieger wrote:
>> amoung the many options is there a way i can tell sshd_config to only
>> allow connections from a certain ip address.
> I guess that hosts.allow is your best bet here.
> A weaker alternative is to turn off password-based authentication
> ("PasswordAuthentication no"), and the use "from=" in the
> authorized_keys file, ssee the "AUTHORIZED_KEYS FILE FORMAT" section in
> sshd(8) manpage.
> - Hubert
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