Ssh missing 'login as' prompt
malcolm.kay at internode.on.net
Mon Nov 3 00:07:49 PST 2003
On Mon, 3 Nov 2003 12:10, Mike Loiterman wrote:
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> Micheal Patterson <mailto:micheal at tsgincorporated.com> wrote:
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> > From: "Mike Loiterman" <mike at ascendency.net>
> > To: "'Kevin Stevens'" <kevin_stevens at pursued-with.net>
> > Cc: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> > Sent: Sunday, November 02, 2003 3:33 PM
> > Subject: RE: Ssh missing 'login as' prompt
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> >> Kevin Stevens <mailto:kevin_stevens at pursued-with.net> wrote:
> >>> On Oct 31, 2003, at 22:25, Mike Loiterman wrote:
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> >>>> Whenever I try to ssh into my machie, it just goes straight to
> >>>> user at host password: by passing the traditional login as: . How
> >>>> can I turn that back on?
> >>> Remove the client machine's public key from the server's
> >>> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys2 file for that user id.
> >>> KeS
> >> That works but only temporarily. The next time I login, it goes
> >> directly to the password prompt. Am I fooling myself? Is it any
> >> more secure to get a login as: prompt and then a password prompt
> >> as compared to just going directly to a password prompt?
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> >> Mike Loiterman
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> > What you're describing is normal behavior for ssh. Telnet does the
> > same thing from a fbsd to fbsd system. It uses the login id on the
> > connecting terminal as the user to auth against on the remote. I
> > would recommend using an rsa pass phrase instead of the password if
> > you wish it to be more secure.
> That's strange, to me at least. I have a number of other systems
> that just give a login as: prompt. Specifically FreeBSD 4.x. Has
> things changed?
I think you need:
in /etc/sshd_config at the far end.
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