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Avatarlorandsm
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Problem solved. The issue was that I simply copied /var/NX/nx/.ssh/default.id_dsa.pub to ‘<user’s home>/.nx/config/authorized.crt’ and the entry contained something like:

no-port-forwarding,no-agent-forwarding,command=”/etc/NX/nxserver –login” ssh-dss AAAAB3Nza …

With this entry the authentication didn’t work. After I deleted no-port-forwarding,no-agent-forwarding,command=”/etc/NX/nxserver –login” from the front of the public key, it worked.

Also, I have a question related to restricting the authentication type of a user. By running the following command:

nxserver –uaserauth <user name>

give the authentication type of the user, which in my case returns system. I want to restrict the user to use only authentication via private/public key but I couldn’t find a way to do that. The link

https://www.nomachine.com/DT12I00014

doesn’t say how to impose such restrictions.