Enable or disable user Public Key Logon
Users are allowed to use Public Key authentication with the GSW SSH Server for Windows1.
Some environments may want to restrict this capability and not allow Public Key authentication.
This can be controlled by the registry key bEnableLogonPublicKey. The key is:
The default value is 0x01. (Allow public key logon). The value 0x00 disallows public key logon.
The following is the procedure to change the registry key for enabling or disabling public key Logon.
1. Click the Start button at the bottom left corner of your screen
2. Click RUN
3. Type REGEDIT
4. Click OK
5. Select Registry Key:
6. Select the menu item Edit and then click on Modify
7. Enter the new value for the bEnableLogonPublicKey and click OK
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The new value will take effect when the GSW SSHD service is restarted
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