SSH is no longer asking for password when connecting to AD joined SSSD host

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • After RHEL host joined Active Directory (AD) domain with SSSD, users are allowed to connect via ssh without being asked for password
  • There is a security requirement to require authentication via password
  • SSH key is not used


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
    • openssh
    • sssd

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