RE: Using public key pair to authenticate
From: Marrion, Jim (marrionj_at_bcharrispub.com)
To: "Tay, Gary" <Gary_Tay@platts.com>, "Loo, Peter" <Peter.Loo@bannerhealth.com>, email@example.com Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2004 11:29:30 -0500
Also check the permissions on the home directories they must be 755, also
some systems need to have an authorization file with the name of the public
key files on the client side.
From: Tay, Gary [mailto:Gary_Tay@platts.com]
Sent: Wednesday, November 24, 2004 5:11 AM
To: Loo, Peter; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: RE: Using public key pair to authenticate
You may search SUN's BigAdmin portal or Google for "authorized_keys".
Some good ones:
Most people would start SSH server in debug mode, "sshd -d", and also
test ssh client connection using vervose mode, "ssh -v remotehost"
From: Loo, Peter [mailto:Peter.Loo@bannerhealth.com]
Sent: Wednesday, November 24, 2004 7:58 AM
Subject: Using public key pair to authenticate
I am working with two Unix servers running AIX 5.2. One server is
running "OpenSSH_3.6.1p2-CERT-patched, SSH protocols 1.5/2.0, OpenSSL
0x009060df" while the other is running "SSH Secure Shell 3.2.0".
I created the key pair on the server with OpenSSH using "ssh-keygen". I
named the output files as (identity & identity.pub). Then I copied the
contents of "identity.pub" to the file named authorized_keys on the
server with "SSH Secure Shell 3.2.0".
When I try connecting to the remote server, I am asked to type in the
password. Apparently the public key authentication method is not
Can someone shed some light for me?