[CentOS] Unable to use SSH password-less logins

Joe Tseng joe_tseng at hotmail.com
Sat Oct 11 15:25:09 UTC 2008


That was it!!!  Thank you very much!

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From: "Ned Slider" <ned at unixmail.co.uk>
Sent: Saturday, October 11, 2008 11:07 AM
To: "CentOS mailing list" <centos at centos.org>
Subject: Re: [CentOS] Unable to use SSH password-less logins

> Joe Tseng wrote:
>> I am trying to ssh from my Windows/Cygwin xterm window into my CentOS52 
>> servers w/o using passwords but my keys seem like they're being ignored. 
>> I created the key in cygwin using:
>>
>> $ ssh-keygen -t dsa -f id_dsa
>>
>> And copied id_dsa.pub over to centos:~/.ssh/authorized_keys
>>
>> Ideas?
>>
>
> Check your permissions on ~/.ssh and ~/.ssh/authorized_keys on the CentOS 
> server, they should be 700 and 600, respectively. See here:
>
> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Network/SecuringSSH#head-9c5717fe7f9bb26332c9d67571200f8c1e4324bc
>
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