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Re: ssh Authentication--RSA/Password

On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 07:46:44AM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
> From: "Corinna Vinschen" <>
> > We already considered to write it but since it's a very time consuming
> > effort neither I nor anybody else at Red Hat would be able to do it
> > without a paying customer. The result would then be OSS again as long
> > as the customer doesn't demand getting a proprietary solution (which
> > I don't hope).
> What about a community sponsored effort - ie via one of the "open source
> markets". I'm just thinking there are enough folk here who are
> interested in this, may be we could collectively fund it?

I'm not sure if that would work.

> > BTW, using that method for logon introduces another problem. Since the
> > user never typed her password the created user token has no
> credentials
> > to open network connections. This requires the user to call
> > `net use ...' for each network resource and each call requires a
> > password!
> Could they use ssh to authenticate to other NT machines with the ssh LSA
> extension installed?

Each target system would need the module.


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