[Gllug] ssh authentification

Martin A. Brooks martin at hinterlands.org
Tue Jul 18 18:08:44 UTC 2006

Bruce Richardson wrote:
> It doesn't, because there is nothing to stop the user keeping an
> unprotected copy of the key.  The passphrase is used to decrypt the key
> on the client side and the server does nothing to verify that.

I wasn't aware you could remove the passphrase on a key - interesting.
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