Maximize security by using the WWPass PassKey to perform two-factor authentication into your publicly exposed SSH/SCP servers using WinSCP and Pageant. Never compromise when it comes to security and ditch those legacy username and password combinations.
When using Public Key authentication or trying to use SSH with your WWPass PassKey you may find yourself getting an error message Putty Fatal Error stating “Server refused our key” and “Disconnected: No supported authentication methods available (server sent: publickey)” after entering your username. This article will guide you through fixing this issue.
It’s no longer good enough to just use a witty password for your publicly exposed OpenSSH server! As brute-force systems become more advanced and password cracking times decrease, your server becomes more at risk. A well-known secure solution to this issue is to use Public Key Authentication. This tech tutorial walks you through securing your public OpenSSH SSH Linux servers with unbreakable WWPass PassKey Two-Factor Authentication