sshd permits logon using disabled user?

Stefan Baur
Thu Jan 24 19:22:00 GMT 2019

Am 24.01.19 um 20:17 schrieb Wayne Davison:
>> I don't think Windows natively supports password-free logons using only key
>> files (but I might be wrong about that).
> Don't forget that sshd_config fully supports disabling passwords.  You
> can turn a password off for a single user via:
> Match User foobar
>     PasswordAuthentication no
> Or set the "PasswordAuthentication no" as the default for all users.

Yes, but that will still allow the user to log in with their password
when they have access to the local screen and keyboard, or the machine
is reachable via RDP or CIFS, for example.

Kind Regards,
Stefan Baur

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