Setting SFTP/SSH authentication mode

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The SFTP/SCP service supports various forms of user authentication.   These include password, publickey, password OR publickey and password AND public key.

 

Authentication modes

 

Figure 76

 

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For more information about the other settings on Figure 76, read Adding an SFTP/SCP service

 

Authentication modes

 

password - User must authenticate with password only.

 

publickey - User must authenticate with a private key that corresponds with a public key installed on the server.

 

password OR publickey - User must authenticate with password OR with a private key that corresponds with a public key installed on the server.

 

password AND publickey - User must authenticate with password AND with a private key that corresponds with a public key installed on the server. This mode is already considered 2-factor authentication (2FA).

 

See also

 

Client keys overview

Using public key authentication in SFTP/SSH

 

 

 

 

 





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