- Public-key authentication
Select from the drop-down menu whether public-key authentication is
allowed, required, or denied. The default value is Allow.
Note: If you set both public-key authentication and password
authentication as required, the users are required to complete
both authentication processes before they are considered
- User key directory
Specify the directory where the server looks for the user keys.
The default value is the subdirectory
under the user's profile directory.
The following pattern strings can be used:
the user's profile directory
the user's login name
The default user key directory is the
.ssh2 directory located in the user's profile directory (
- Authorization file
Specify the name of the user's authorization file. The default
The authorization file specifies the user keys that the user is
authorized to log in with. The authorization file is a text
file where the keyword
Key is followed by a public-key
Note: When using certificate authentication, the user
key directory and
authorization settings are not used.
- Authorized keys file
Specifies the name of the user's authorized keys file. The file is a
legacy format file containing multiple public keys so that each line holds
a single public key. Keys are in the
ssh1/openssh public key
%SSH2_ORIGINAL_COMMAND% can be used in the
authorized_keys file, see usage in the
ssh2 man pages.