[CentOS] ssh prompting for password

John Kennedy skebi69 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 16 16:44:10 EST 2010


On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 16:31, <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:

> 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?
>
>       mark
>
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I would think that would just cause a failed login and not ask for a
password then let him in. From reading, it looks like he can SSH, just not
without the password...
John

-- 
 John Kennedy
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