[CentOS] SSH keys question

cliff here c4ifford at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 18:36:40 UTC 2010

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

On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 1:29 PM, John Kennedy <skebi69 at gmail.com> wrote:

> All,
> I have 3 servers. All 3 are CentOS 5.5. All 3 have identical
> /etc/ssh/sshd_config files. I used ssh-keygen (with no arguments) to
> generate keys with no password. I then added all 3 id_rsa.pub keys to the
> authorized_keys file.
> With this set up, I should be able to ssh between all 3 boxes without
> needing a password. The problem is that one of the servers keeps asking for
> a password even with the keys set up.
> servera --> serverb   No password
> serverb --> servera   No password
> servera --> serverc   Password
> serverc --> servera   No password
> serverb --> serverc   Password
> serverc --> serverb   No password
> If they are all identical from an ssh standpoint (at least the
> authorized_keys, /etc/sshd_config, and UID for the user on all 3 hosts), why
> will serverc not play nicely with the other 2> Is there something else I
> should be checking?
> Thanks,
> John
> --
>  John Kennedy
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