How to block NIS logins via ssh?
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Fri Dec 12 20:22:52 PST 2008
On Thursday 11 December 2008 12:40:10 Jerry wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Dec 2008 09:11:26 +0100
> Mel <fbsd.questions at rachie.is-a-geek.net> wrote:
> >6) Disable password based logins and use keys only.
> Personally, I have always used 'keys' instead of passwords. Given
> enough time and resources, any password can be cracked. I really do not
> understand why so many users insist on using passwords anyway.
- It's the default
- Less hassle getting access from a new account.
It's the first thing I disable as well. I have machines I don't even know my
local password for. Key on a flash card so I can get access from any new
machine with an USB port.
Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
and never get to the software part.
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