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Re: Quick password question...
- From: Marcos Lorenzo de Santiago <marcos at it dot uc3m dot es>
- To: tony dot arnold at man dot ac dot uk
- Cc: ssh-l at erdelynet dot com, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 11:00:11 +0200 (CEST)
- Subject: Re: Quick password question...
On Thu, 5 Sep 2002 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 10:04:52PM -0400, Adam K Kirchhoff wrote:
> > Here's the problem I'm having: sshd refuses to do public key
> > authentication when run as a Windows service. It will only work with
> > password authentication. And then, only if Windows has a password for
> > that user. If the password is blank (as I would like to be the case on my
> > home machine), sshd refuses to log me in with a blank password (even if
> > sshd_config allows for blank passwords). This isn't an issue with my work
> > machine since I want that account to have a password.
> > If I run sshd from the command line, it works just as one would expect and
> > allows for public key authentication.
> I have a similar problem. sshd on my XP machine at work will not do public
> key authentication when running as a service. Run it from a command prompt
> window under the SYSTEM account and it does work!
Anyone knows what could be the "problem/feature"? Cause I got the same
problem :(. I have Windows XP but I assure (as I have tested it) that on
Windows NT Server and Workstation 4.0 won't work.
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