Re: SSH without typing password
From: Ettore Aldrovandi (ealdrov_at_math.fsu.edu)
Date: 4 Feb 2004 01:40:09 GMT
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Bill Unruh <email@example.com> wrote:
>firstname.lastname@example.org (Tron Thomas) writes:
>]I know that it is possible to configure a system using a set of public
>]and private keys so that a user can access a that system via SSH
>]without providing a password.
>]I have tried to setup my Mac OS X system so I can SSH into this way.
>]No matter what I do it always asks for the password.
>]What can be causing the system to prompt for the password when the
>]public/private key pairs are in effect?
>Wrongly set up ssh daemon.
>sshd daemon not supporting RSA/DSA password
>wrongly set up keypair for the user.
Could also be an ssh.com client talking to the OpenSSH server (or
the other way around). At any rate, the OP has posted several
times to different newsgroups, and the question has been answered
(twice) already in a mac newsgroup.
-- Ettore Aldrovandi Department of Mathematics http://www.math.fsu.edu/~ealdrov Florida State University aldrovandi at math.fsu.edu Tallahassee, FL 32306-4510, USA +1 (850) 644-9717 (FAX: 4053)