Problem with ssh

Quintin Riis webmaster at
Thu Feb 12 12:53:30 PST 2004

man sshd_config


Dragoncrest wrote:
> Hi again everyone.  Ok, this issue just popped up today on a different
> machine, but it's still bugging me either way.  My home mail server
> (freebsd 4.8) has SSH available to the internet so I can get into the
> box from work if need be.  That is the only port open as it's a fetching
> mail server so port 25 isn't available to the rest of the world.  Nor is
> 110.  What I just discovered today is that my sshd is allowing auth by
> public key OR password.  I don't want it to auth by password.  JUST
> public key.  So in other words if you don't already have the public key
> file, well, it sucks being you because you won't get connected.
> Anyone know how to do this?  Or would this question be better handled on
> an SSH mailing list?  If so, which list is best and how do I sign up? 
> Much apreciated on the info.  Thanks.
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