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
To enable password authentication, make sure that the
AllowedAuthentications keyword of the
/etc/ssh2/sshd2_config configuration file on the server and
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
Note: With passwords, it is also possible to use
Keyboard-Interactive authentication. See Section Keyboard-Interactive Authentication for more information.