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RE: security question

From: Noel Yap
Subject: RE: security question
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 15:59:45 -0800 (PST)

--- "Zieg, Mark" <address@hidden> wrote:
> > One other problem with pserver is that passwords
> are
> > stored "in the clear" on the users' home
> directories.
> > 
> > At least with SSH, the keys can be encrypted using
> a
> > password that the user enters either upon login or
> on
> > a per-use basis.
> Actually, if you setup your ssh keys correctly
> (ssh-keygen -t dsa), then you
> never have to enter your password at all.

Password-protected keys help protect them against
theft.  I would encourage everyone to use such keys. 
Or did I misunderstand your post?


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