Using Password for User Authentication
Password authentication is the most commonly used form of user
authentication. It is enabled by default and uses the RACF system
password of the user.
There are two cases where it cannot be used in SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS:
- When running SSH Tectia client programs from JCL there is no facility
for getting the password from the user. Use public-key authentication
and a private key without a passphrase. See Section
Using Public Key for User Authentication.
- Password authentication is not available when running SSH Tectia client
programs from the TSO OMVS shell because the shell cannot guarantee that
the password will be hidden on the screen. Use a Telnet shell or Secure
Shell, or set up public-key authentication using a private key without a
For more information on password authentication, see SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS