[CentOS] ssh prompting for password

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Tue Nov 16 16:31:26 EST 2010


bluethundr wrote:
> hello list
>
> I have a network mounted home directory shared between all hosts on my
> network:
<snip>
> So therefore my RSA key should already be in my authorized_keys on any
> host. However logging into the virtual network, I always get prompted
> for a password. just for the heck of it, I scp'd the key over again to
> one of the virtual hosts:
<snip>
> Considering that this key is internal network only and doesn't have a
> passphrase set (it does not traverse internet boundaries) why on earth
> am I being prompted for a password whenever I ssh into this machine?

Do you have
PermitRootLogin without-password
in /etc/ssh/sshd_config?

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