Problem with OpenSSH =>3.7p1 on Linux \w Linux-PAM 0.77

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Mon Oct 6 00:43:21 EST 2003

Pauli Borodulin wrote:
> I have no ChallengeResponseAuthentication set in sshd_config so it
> should be the default (yes). Client I've been using is PuTTY with
> default settings which means that the setting 'Attempt
> "keyboard-interactive" authentication' is enabled. PuTTY has worked with
> every other OpenSSH so far so I guess it should work with current too.

PAM works differently in 3.7.  Try setting "PasswordAuthentication no".

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