[Bug 1052707] Re: ssh client ignores PasswordAuthentication no

Serge Hallyn 1052707 at bugs.launchpad.net
Wed Sep 26 14:24:15 UTC 2012

Note that I cannot reproduce this.  When I do

ssh -o PasswordAuthentication=no

I can log in using authorized keys, but am not queried for a password.

** Changed in: openssh (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided => Critical

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  ssh client ignores PasswordAuthentication no

Status in “openssh” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  With the setting "PasswordAuthentication no" in /etc/ssh/ssh_config or
  when passing -o PasswordAuthentication=no, ssh still prompts for a
  password for keyboard-interactive authentication.

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