Using libpam-otpw with sshd?

Soren Hansen soren at
Mon Nov 10 06:56:28 GMT 2008

On Sun, Nov 09, 2008 at 12:40:02AM -0500, Aubrey Eddleson wrote:
> Sorry to bother you, but I'm wondering if you've got any advice on
> making OTPW work with SSH.  (You're listed as the package
> maintainers.)  For me, everything works fine (according to the logs)
> except that the password prompt doesn't display the OTP number (making
> it unusable).  Any advice you can toss this way would be greatly
> appreciated!

You need to enable ChallengeResponseAuthentication in sshd_config.

Soren Hansen               | 
Virtualisation specialist  | Ubuntu Server Team
Canonical Ltd.             |
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