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Date:      Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:09:46 +0000 (UTC)
From:      John Case <case@SDF.ORG>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Cc:        matthew@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: comparing SSH key and passphrase auth vs. an SSH key *with* a passphrase ...
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> Key based auth is definitely the better choice out of those two.


Ok, agreed.

However, just out of curiousity - let's pretend that sshd *did* allow you 
to use both an SSH key and a UNIX password at the same time ... would that 
be more or less secure than using an SSH key with a built-in passphrase ?

Thanks.




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