Mindterm and SSH

Xian ian at codepad.net
Fri Feb 18 14:38:03 GMT 2005

On Friday 18 February 2005 14:02, sn1tch wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I have a question regarding the use of the Mindterm applet on a site
> sitting on my bsd machine. I have it setup and everything runs great,
> except for when it comes time to login via the applet. Mindterm, upon
> entering my username, abruptly responds "Authentication method
> 'password' not supported by server". I went into the sshd_config and
> changed the 'passwordauthentication' to yes and it now asks me for my
> password (which it never did before) and I get my shell. Now firstly,
> is this an option I want to leave on? Or is there a better way of
> going about this? Please forgive the ignorance but I hope this is the
> right list to post to.
> Thanks in advance for any help.

Weather passwords are ok or not depends on a lot of things (I'm sure someone 
else will say more on this). You may be able to use public/private keys.I 
don't know what exactly Mindterm is.
The man pages for ssh-keygen, ssh-agent, and ssh is where I found out how to 
use them.


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