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wpwood3 22nd January 2008 22:48

ISPConfig public key authentication?
 
I have been using public key authentication for SSH and really like it. It is much more secure than password authentication and easier to use once you set it up.

Is there a way to setup ISPConfig so that any access requires public key authentication rather than a password? That way only users who have the private key on their client machine could access ISPConfig.

Even better would be if the entire ISPConfig Apache server used public key. That way I could secure other applications like phpMyAdmin that are installed on ISPConfig's dedicated Apache server.

falko 23rd January 2008 15:05

Quote:

Originally Posted by wpwood3
Is there a way to setup ISPConfig so that any access requires public key authentication rather than a password? That way only users who have the private key on their client machine could access ISPConfig.

No, you'd have to set this up manually.

LaKing 5th March 2011 01:15

I'm currently implementing that feature.

Undo 2nd May 2011 14:31

Quote:

Originally Posted by LaKing (Post 252696)
I'm currently implementing that feature.

I would be greatly interested in your code / scripts / way to do it.

When you're done, if you could post everything to the community... thanks in advance ;)

LaKing 2nd May 2011 17:04

That feature has been implemented, and it is in the SVN trunk.
It is waiting for approval to be included in a future release.

Please feel free to test it.

There is no documentation yet. If you have questions please feel free to ask them here.

:cool:

GoremanX 2nd October 2011 00:44

Has this been approved for an upcoming release? I'm really looking forward to it.

LaKing 2nd October 2011 04:20

Someone who is not a dev in ISPconfig needs to test it.

As far as I saw, it works, ...
.. and if there are any issues with it, I'll fix them.

You guys just need to make 'preassure' that you want to have this feature officially released. :) ...

Undo 3rd November 2012 17:08

Any update on that?

LaKing 3rd November 2012 18:43

Public Key Authentication is under the features, since longer, this thread is outdated.

When creating a new shell user, you can add SSH-RSA Public Key (for key-based logins)

Undo 3rd November 2012 18:54

Great! Thanks :)


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