RE: setting up ssh keys

From: Tobias Speckbacher (
Date: 03/31/04

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    To: "Bill Edison" <>

    Make sure that the permissions on the authorized key file are correct.
    Chmod 600 should do the trick.

    Ssh -vvv user@host is very helpful tracking key issues down.


    -----Original Message-----
    From: Darren Tucker []
    Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2004 4:29 PM
    To: Bill Edison
    Subject: Re: setting up ssh keys

    Bill Edison wrote:
    > The keys gen'd and moved fine

    Did you put the contents of the *.pub key into authorized_keys?

    > but when I ssh'ed/scp-ed/or sftp-ed to the linux
    > box- it asks for my passphase anyhow.

    Failing that, try running the server in debug mode:

    Darren Tucker (dtucker at
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