Smartcard and non-password methods (was Re: Password repository)
scott at doc.net.au
Sun Nov 22 03:45:06 UTC 2009
On Sat, Nov 21, 2009 at 6:38 AM, John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
> > Are passwords still the only lowest-common-denominator?
> There's OpenID, where a provider can use any verification process it
> wants, but all the OpenID providers I know use ordinary passwords.
I'm currently trialing Yubico's for access to a number of Unix systems (via
PAM), and they seem to work very well. Haven't played around with the
OpenID support, so I can't comment on if/how well it works.
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