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Re: Authenticate by key only?


From: Mark . Burgess
Subject: Re: Authenticate by key only?
Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2002 18:22:15 +0200 (MET DST)

I think skipverify is what you want. Where do the docs imply the reverse?

M

On 14 Jun, Frank Smith wrote:
> Normally cfservd does double-reverse lookups to verify hostnames, but I
> have a few hosts where this won't work due to NAT and other reasons.  They
> do all have unique IPs, so I want to be able to skip the DNS lookups for
> those hosts only and just use the public keys for authentication (those
> were already exchanged after cfengine was installed on the clients).
>    SkipVerify= does part of what I want, but the documentation implies it
> just relies on IP and not the keys.  Is there some other option I've missed
> or some other way around it, or is the only option to hack the source?
> 
> Thanks,
> Frank
> 
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