how to use the gnupg for authenticated logins

Joseph Bruni
Sat Aug 9 05:24:02 2003

Sounds just like SSH1 which has been abandoned in favor of SSH2.

On Friday, August 8, 2003, at 02:10  PM, Carl L. Gilbert wrote:

> This whole thing must be automated or its going to be inconvenient.
> In the auto industry we would do this.
> server sends a random key encrypted.
> client decrypts random key, and uses it to encrypt a secret message 
> that
> the server and the client already know from previous communication 
> (like
> a password).
> server decrypts message.
> if all is well, we have mutual authentication with both ways 
> encryption.