Re: SSH Keys for Password less authentication - Issues : needs help
From: Nico Kadel-Garcia (nkadel_at_comcast.net)
Date: Sun, 2 Nov 2003 16:54:39 -0500
"Srinivas Myneni" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> 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.