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Re: SSHD pubkey authentication
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Subject: Re: SSHD pubkey authentication
- From: Corinna Vinschen <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 14:53:06 +0200
- References: <3AE56537.42ABD5EB@lapo.it>
On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 01:36:23PM +0200, Lapo Luchini wrote:
> It is possible to use pubkey authentication on NT?
> I played a lot with ntsec,nontsec,ntea,nontea starting serrvice as
> SYSTEM or as administrator
> Result is that the SYSTEM user can't access
> /home/*/.ssh/authorized_keys no matter the modes or owners, only way
> to use pubkey auth is to start the service as the user that wants to
> connect, not a real solution..
> As anyone got better?
The reason is the restriction for changing user context on NT/W2K.
You can do this only by providing the password of that user, even
if the process is running under LocalSystem account.
> I mean using the OpenSSH distro available now.
I don't understand what you try to say with that sentence.
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