OpenSSH -> PAM -> Password Prompt

Ben Lindstrom mouring at
Sat Feb 7 09:57:38 EST 2004

On Fri, 6 Feb 2004, Carson Gaspar wrote:

> --On Saturday, February 07, 2004 08:24:35 +1100 Damien Miller
> <djm at> wrote:
> > Not really, for sshd to change this would mean hiding the prompt as
> > supplied by PAM, which could contain useful information. E.g. when using
> > one time passwords or tokens.
> OpenSSH could prefix all prompts with "user at host: " (not that I'm really
> advocating this, but it's an option).

I'd rather see see the change done at the PAM code level.  I'm not
thrilled about the idea of randomly appending/prefixing PAM chatter with

- Ben

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