Re: SSH Keys for Password less authentication - Issues : needs help

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia (nkadel_at_comcast.net)
Date: 11/02/03

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    "Srinivas Myneni" <ssmyneni@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:58f3ecd1.0310301416.4a5add3b@posting.google.com...
    > Folks:
    >
    > I have a peculiar situation. I have 2 Linux boxes which have Open SSH
    > installed on them.
    > I have generated key pairs on both boxes and exchanged the publick
    > keys between them.
    >
    > After logging into say machine A I can ssh into machine B with no
    > problem (no prompt for password)
    > However if I login to machine B and ssh into machine A I get prompted
    > for password.
    >
    > I am at a loss for explaining this behaviour. Can you point me in the
    > right direction please.
    >
    > SSH is openssh-2.9.9p2-62 and the Linux boxes are actually Linux hosts
    > on VM/zSeries mainframe setup. The flavor of Linux is SuSe Linux.
    >
    >
    > Thx much for your help.
    > - Myneni.

    These should have been updated a couple of years ago now. Seriously, make
    sure to update to *at least* 3.1p1 with all the security patches.

    Then check what happens when you run "ssh -v", and examine your
    "sshd_config" settings on both boxes.


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