[CentOS] SSH keys question

Paul Heinlein heinlein at madboa.com
Mon Nov 15 13:45:22 EST 2010


On Mon, 15 Nov 2010, cliff here wrote:

> You should check the perms on the dirs, ssh will not allow it use 
> the keys if they are too permissive. So I would check starting at 
> /home

This is the most likely cause; I'd check there too.

If not,

  1. Ensure the file hash is the same (e.g., no extraneous whitespace
     in the middle of the key)
  2. sshd is usually pretty good about writing errors to syslog.

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