User Authentication with Passwords
The password authentication method is the easiest to implement, as it is enabled by default. Password authentication uses the RACF system password of the user.
To enable password authentication, make sure that the
keyword of the
/etc/ssh2/ configuration file on the server and
/etc/ssh2/ configuration file on the client contain the argument
Other authentication methods can be listed in the configuration files as well.
To allow the users to change expired passwords, uncomment the following line in the
If you want an authentication during which the password has been changed to count as a successful authentication, specify
yes as the value for this
Note: With passwords, it is also possible to use Keyboard-Interactive authentication. See Section Keyboard-Interactive Authentication for more information.