Re: SSH with OpenSSH and Putty - Please Help!
From: Greg Wooledge (wooledg_at_eeg.ccf.org)
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2004 13:30:54 -0500 To: "Armour, Aaron J (BearingPoint)" <email@example.com>
> I generated a key
> pair, copied the public key to the files of authorized_keys and
> authorized_keys2 in a the /.ssh/ directory on my server. I used keys and
> keys2 because some internet info says to name the file keys and some says
authorized_keys2 was used by OpenSSH version 2.* for the new Protocol2
keys. In OpenSSH 3.*, authorized_keys is used for both Protocol1 and
Protocol2 keys -- but, for backward compatibility with version 2.*, it
will also respect authorized_keys2 if it finds one.
Unless you have some OpenSSH 2.* boxes lying about, you should use