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Re: ssh-keygen with no passphrase

On 05/01/04 19:46, William Hooper wrote:
>Jonathan Baron said:
>> In several versions of RedHat and with Fedora Core 1, I've been
>> able to use ssh-keygen to make a public key without a passphrase,
>> This has stopped working in Fedora Core 2 test 2 and test 3.
>Works for me.  Have you double checked the permissions on authorized_keys?
> If those are OK, try running the SSH server in debug mode and see what it

Actually, debug mode didn't help much, but looking at
/var/log/secure showed right away that permissions was the

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.)

Thanks.  Jon
Jonathan Baron, Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
Home page:            http://www.sas.upenn.edu/~baron

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