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Disable Password Authentication on Server

When Password-based authentication mechanism is active, meaning that your server is still exposed to brute-force attacks. We want to Disable Password Authentication on Server’s, where we use ssh access to console. Before completing the steps in this section, make sure that you either have SSH key-based authentication configured for the root account on server, or […]

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Protect SSH With Two-Factor Authentication

To extra protect your SSH server with an two-factor authentication, you can use the Google Authenticator PAM module. Every time you login ssh to server you have to enter extra the code from your smartphone. note: If you activate the google-authenticator for a normal user but not for root you can’t login with the root […]

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