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Re: ssh and md5.



> I've been thinking a lot about this lately and have wondered if it would be
> impossible to simply replace the password checking in sshd with a simple:
> 
> 	pam_start()
> 	pam_authenticate()
> 	pam_end()
> 
> In this way, we'd at least get the pluggable "authentication" which would be
> enough to do md5 passwords in the way that you (and I) want.

hmmm... I'm not the greatest coder, but I'll see if I can figure
out anything.  I would love to see that work!


> 
> > because he thought it just called the crypt(3) function which is
> 
> I guess you could also rebuild sshd but linking it against a crypt
> replacement...


Do you know offhand of a freely-available crypt() replacement that will
service this need?  Thanks!

dave




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