Re: ssh help

From: Maccy (
Date: 06/14/02

Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 11:39:11 +0000 (GMT)
From: Maccy <>

On Fri, 7 Jun 2002, I wrote:
> I now have host based authentication working in my openssh config.....I
> don't have to put in a password when connecting to another machine usingt
> he same username.
> I need to be able to do the same thing using root, but it prompts me for a
> password, no matter what I try.
> What do I need to change/look for? Can this be changed in the config
> files?

Many thanks to all of you who helped me out here.......I managed to get
things working by fiddling with the sshd_config, setting the correct
permissions with .shosts files and rebooting for changes to take affect
(just stopping/stopping the sshd didn't seem to work).

Thanks again, best regards