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RE: [cygwin] sshd and smart card support
- From: "Jason Pyeron" <jpyeron at pdinc dot us>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2015 14:18:03 -0400
- Subject: RE: [cygwin] sshd and smart card support
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jarek C.
> Sent: Sunday, September 27, 2015 4:45 AM
> After a lot of struggling with trying to get sshd work with
> regular domain accounts I found an alternative bit of
> software I then installed for a test. After a failed test,
> looking thrugh the logs of that ssh server I found an
> interesting piece of information possibly explaining why it
> wouldn't work with my initial setup. It turned up that all
> the domain accounts I used for testing have a requirement
> associated with the account AD object to use smart cards for
> logon pourposes. I never seen this mentioned in cygwin sshd
> logs as a reason for failed connection but only a statement
> that the logon name or password was incorrect. I don't
> suppose there is a workaround but maybe something worth
> implementing in sshd logs to cover this sort of scenerios as
> likely no one was expecting this to be causing access problems.
1. Getting ssh to work with smartcards would be the first step.
This requires working with the smartcard middleware / applets. There are
many people out there who would be interested in this.
2. Getting sshd to interact as if a smart card was presented...
This is a lot less likely to succeed.
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