Updating SSH Server (sshd) on MacOSX to require both password and public key authentication…

To update the sshd on macosx to require both password and public-key authentication, do the following… Go to /etc/ssh Edit sshd_config and add the following line: AuthenticationMethods publickey,password If the PasswordAuthentication line exists, make sure it is commented out: #PasswordAuthentication yes Restart the server by running these two commands: sudo …

SSH/SFTP Specifications (RFC)

SSH RFC 4250 The Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol Assigned Numbers RFC 4251 The Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol Architecture RFC 4252 The Secure Shell (SSH) Authentication Protocol RFC 4253 The Secure Shell (SSH) Transport Layer Protocol RFC 4254 The Secure Shell (SSH) Connection Protocol RFC 4255 Using DNS to Securely Publish …