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RE: Is there a default ssh password if no Windows password is present?
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 16:09:57 -0000
- Subject: RE: Is there a default ssh password if no Windows password is present?
Jerry Moody wrote:
> Is there a default ssh password if no Windows password is present? When I
> attempt to ssh into a WinXP machine with no Windows account password, I
> still get prompted for a password and I can't seem to guess what it is
> (null, anonymous, etc don't seem to work). I have set up autentication
> keys and ssh is successful, but I want to be certain that there isn't a
> default password that I don't know about which would open my system up to
> the world.
You aren't allowed to log in to a passwordless account from the network in
any version of Windows since XP. Is that perhaps the problem?
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