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SFTP when password authentication is disabled

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by meeven, Oct 3, 2008.

  1. meeven

    meeven Well-Known Member

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    I have users with shell access (also enabled jailshell in WHM). If I disable password authentication for SSH, wouldn't it prevent them from using SFTP, whether through commandline or an FTP client?
     
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    JamesCTotalWeb Well-Known Member

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    Yup sure would ...... but they could genrate pass keys from cPanel and use that in the place of pass words
     
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    meeven Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the confirmation.:)
     
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    cPanelDavidG Technical Product Specialist

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    As of cPanel 11, this is no longer the case. Users with no shell access can still use SFTP.
     
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