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Re: amazon ec2 instance access

On Tue 23 Oct 2012 at 21:55:20 -0400, kalin wrote:
> PermitRootLogin without-password
> according to the man for ssd_config:
> "If this option is set to ``without-password'', password
> authentication is disabled for root."

What they mean is that it allows to log in as root using a ssh private
key, and hence without a password. It is rather confusingly worded.

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