[K12OSN] use K12Linux with "PasswordAuthentication no"

Johan Vermeulen jvermeulen at cawdekempen.be
Tue Jan 8 16:55:38 UTC 2013

Op 08-01-13 17:36, Josh Malone schreef:
> On 2013-01-08 11:42, Johan Vermeulen wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> in order to secure some servers, I would like to use
>> "PasswordAuthentication no" in
>> /etc/ssh/sshd_config
>> However, if I do that, it goes for all interfaces, making it
>> impossible to log in from the thinclients.
>> Does anybody know of a workaround on order to still be able to do this?
>> Many thanks for any advise.
>> Greetings, J.
> My gut instinct is to run 2 copies of sshd, one on each interface. I 
> think you can just have 2 copies of the config file and start them 
> with adding the "-f /etc/sshd_other_config" option.
> -Josh

That is exactly the solution I was looking for. Looks perfectly doable.

Many thanks.

Greetings, J.

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