If PasswordAuthentication is off, an attempt to ssh without a valid certificate, is met with the error: Permission denied (publickey). Is there a way to make it just drop the request and timeout instead?
on 12/17/2013 – Made popular on 12/17/2013
I am trying to set up passwordless ssh on two fresh linux VM's from VM A to VM B but I'm having permissions issues. I installed openssh-server on both vm's and configured /etc/ssh/sshd_config as follows:
I've had the idea to set-up a personal server to easily manage my documents and other minor projects. As I'm fairly new to SSH, I was wondering how to manage keys with multiple devices. Disabling password authentication in favor of public key (RSA) makes it seemingly impossible to add new keys to my server.