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Re: hostbased authentication in libssh

On Thursday, 9 February 2017 23:46:35 CET DeJager, Christopher Alan wrote:
> According to http://api.libssh.org/stable/index.html libssh supports
> hostbased authentication. However, I have yet to be successful using it and
> cannot find an example of someone else doing it.
> I am trying to write a client to connect to an openssh-server v6.7. I did
> not see an authentication function related to hostbased in
> http://api.libssh.org/stable/group__libssh__auth.html so I tried loading
> the private key for the client with ssh_pki_import_privkey_file() and then
> authenticating with ssh_userauth_publickey(). I have also tried
> ssh_userauth_none() and skipping that step. I did successfully authenticate
> with a public key and with a password.
> Is hostbased authentication supported on the client and if so how would I go
> about it?

That is an error on the page. We do not support it but maybe you're interested 
to implement it?

Shouldn't be very hard to add it.



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