anyone using Putty and ssh-agent?

Brian McCann bjmccann at
Thu Jan 13 09:08:32 PST 2005

I've had similar problems with PuTTY as well...and upgrading PuTTY
fixed the problem, but I'm curious about the whole
PasswordAuthentication thing.  I am testing out 5.3 now for our
production environment, and I haven't touched the sshd config file,
yet I can still login using usernames and passwords.  How is this
possible?  And how would have upgradding PuTTY fixed this?


> Similiar problems have been noted on this list before with putty, the
> solution was to set PasswordAuthentication to yes in your sshd_config
> which is disabled by default in 5.3
> Nelis

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