How do I SSH with a password instead of a key?

How do I SSH with a password instead of a key?

To log in with a password, you’d have to start by reconfiguring the remote server to accept password authentication. Show activity on this post. Turns out the solution was to set PasswordAuthentication yes in /etc/ssh/sshd_config . Thanks to the several people who pointed me in the right direction.

What is keyboard interactive Pam?

“keyboard-interactive” user authentication is intended primarily to accomodate PAM authentication on the server side. It provides for a multiple challenge-response dialog with the user in which the server sends a text query to the user, the user types in a response, and this process can repeat any number of times.

What is Gssapi Keyex?

> gssapi-keyex is not a way for the client to authenticate to the server; it. > replaces the normal key exchange step that uses the server’s. > ssh_host_{ecdsa,rsa,dsa}_keys. If memory serves, the gssapi-keyex key exchange actually authenticates. both parties to each other.

Can you SSH without keys?

Most notably, there is a key authentication system and a password authentication system. You can actually set up an SSH login on a Linux server which requires no password. However, you do need a key, but you get it from the OpenSSH utility package. This provides you with a key generator on your local computer.

How can I access remote server without password?

Configuring an SSH login without password

  1. Start by generating a key pair. A key pair includes a .
  2. Navigate to the directory in which you created the keys and verify that the process succeeded.
  3. Copy the public key to the destination system.
  4. You should now be able to login into the remote machine without a password.

How do I get root access in PuTTY?

Here are the general steps you need to take to use PuTTY:

  1. Install PuTTY and run it.
  2. Specify the IP address for your site and click ‘open’ to initiate the connection.
  3. Specify root (if you have root access on your server) or your username.
  4. Specify your password.

Is keyboard-interactive authentication supported when using spp?

After manually entering the password login is successful: Click To See Full Image. Keyboard-interactive authentication is not supported for sessions when using SPP. The authentication method PasswordAuthentication is not enabled on the target Permission denied (gssapi-keyex,gssapi-with-mic,publickey,keyboard-interactive).

How do I set preferredauthentications for SSH?

Rather, you can just set it at the command-line for an individual call to ssh, with the -o option, as follows: To read more about the PreferredAuthentications option, see man ssh_config ( see it online here ).

What does SSH-O preferredauthentications mean?

$ ssh -o PreferredAuthentications=publickey [email protected]: Permission denied (publickey,password). Choosing an unsupported authentication method such as in the above example will prevent your access to the remote SSH server.