EFS encrypted files & ssh

Chris January chris@atomice.net
Fri Jan 7 13:25:00 GMT 2005

> Is it normal that during an SSH connection EFS-encrypted 
> files are not 
> accessible?
> Is it for the way the SSH token autentication is made?
Yes, it probably is.

I belive the user's private EFS is encrypted using their password hash. If
the SSH token was generated without using a password (e.g. because you are
using RSA authenitcation) then the EFS key can't be decrypted and used.


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