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Old 09-13-2004, 02:44 PM   #1
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Rochester, MN, U.S.A
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ssh question about passwords

I was just starting to mess around using ssh. I started the sevice on my machine I want to login to. I used the command
ssh 192.168.101 to log into that machine
it asked for a password three times, each time I just pressed return. Then it asked for my login password for a user on that system. At that point I was logged into my machine remotley. Why did it ask for a password then let me get around it(pressing return three times)?

I am using the default setting in the sshd-config file


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