Subject: Re: OpenSSH Problems
From: Bryn Hughes (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Feb 21 2001 - 17:53:14 MST
I've checked all these settings (they were correct) but no luck. One
interesting thing though, I'm NOT getting a known_hosts file generated when
the connection is getting denied.
Any other ideas? Thanks for the help so far!!
on 2/21/01 1:18 PM, cdowns at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Bryn Hughes wrote:
>> I just installed the OpenSSH core and server packages. They installed fine,
>> everything appears to be working on the server (I can start sshd no problem,
>> I was able to generate keys, etc)
>> Connecting from an outside client isn't working on this machine, however.
>> I'm using a Mac with SSH support (I have another machine with SSH installed
>> that I can connect to fine). Basically I'm getting a "Password
>> Authentication Failed" message when trying to connect.
>> Can anyone think of what the problem might be? OpenSSH v. 1.2.2-1
> make sure on the client have a dir created like ~user/.ssh/ and inside that
> dir have these files:
> drwx------ 2 cdowns cdowns 4096 Feb 20 12:45 .ssh
> and :
> [root@scavenger cdowns]# ls -l .ssh/
> total 12
> -rw------- 1 cdowns cdowns 529 Sep 21 10:39 identity
> -rw------- 1 cdowns cdowns 333 Sep 21 10:34 identity.pub
> -rw-r--r-- 1 cdowns cdowns 3953 Feb 20 12:48 known_hosts
> [root@scavenger cdowns]#
> these permisions must be so.. or it does not work at all. and on the server
> make sure you have the ~user/.ssh set to chmod 0700 and inside .ssh/ have the
> files :
> authorized_keys -> chmod 644
> identity.pub -> 0600
> known_hosts -> 0644 and will be created when you connect to someone even if
> connectoin fails or is denied. make sure you clear the host that is bad inside
> of this file.
> also you should do rsa passphrase authentication method and in order to do so
> you must edit the sshd_config file on the server here is mine:
> [root@scavenger /root]# cd /etc/ssh/
> [root@scavenger ssh]# ls
> ssh_config ssh_host_dsa_key ssh_host_dsa_key.pub ssh_host_key
> ssh_host_key.pub sshd_config
> [root@scavenger ssh]#vi sshd_config
> ---------- cut for brevity -------------
> X11Forwarding no
> RSAAuthentication yes
> PasswordAuthentication no
> anyway i hope this helps....
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