[nycbug-talk] Public-key sudo?

Pete Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Sat Jan 7 20:32:30 EST 2012

On Sat, 07 Jan 2012 17:25:31 -0800, Edward Capriolo  
<edlinuxguru at gmail.com> wrote:

> It isn't lazyness. When I was "sold" on SSH keys the concept was that
> passwords are hard to rotate and not safe because people write them down  
> on
> napkins, share them, etc. So since I have "bought into" this philosophy  
> it
> seems contradictory to me to have sudo use a password.

well your keys are locked with a password, aren't they?  so i'm not sure  
that is a good argument to use ssh key based authentication...


Pete Wright
pete at nomadlogic.org

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