[CentOS] ssh prompting for password

Kwan Lowe kwan.lowe at gmail.com
Tue Nov 16 21:17:14 EST 2010

On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 9:14 PM, Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 09:12:17PM -0500, Kwan Lowe wrote:
>> When you first attempt to login, sshd is running as root. It needs to
>> look at your NFS mounted home directory (which is often set for no
>> root squash) to get the public key.  But because it is no root squash,
> Depends on the sshd_config; "UsePrivilegeSeparation yes" (which is
> normally the default) means that phase is run as the destination user
> and not as root.
Yes, exactly :)  We had to change this to get it to work... Or set the
norootsquash option..

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