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Re: ssh-keygen with no passphrase



Jonathan Baron said:
[snip]
> I had checked the permissions many times, and they were the same as
> on my old computers.  However, I finally discovered that they are
> supposed to be:
> chmod 700 .ssh
> chmod 600 .ssh/*
> and it seems that this rule is now being enforced.  (I don't know
> what the range of possibilities is, but these work.)

IIRC enforcing is dependent on the value of "StrictModes" in the config
file.  Of course there isn't much reason to have the .ssh directory or
files read or writable by anyone other than the user anyway.

-- 
William Hooper



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