[CentOS] NX and CentOS 5.5?

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Sat Sep 18 19:14:55 EDT 2010

On Sat, 2010-09-18 at 16:08 -0700, Raymond Jender wrote:
> I am pulling my hair out here folks......
> I am running CentOS 5.5 in command line only.  Reason being I am
> standing up an IDS system on it.  
> I have installed the NX client/node and server pkgs.  I have installed
> the NX client for windows on a Vista box.   When I attemtp to connect
> from the Vista to CentOS, I get this:
> NX> 203 NXSSH running with pid: 22080
> NX> 285 Enabling check on switch command
> NX> 285 Enabling skip of SSH config files
> NX> 285 Setting the preferred NX options
> NX> 200 Connected to address: on port: 22
> NX> 202 Authenticating user: nx
> NX> 208 Using auth method: publickey
> NX> 204 Authentication failed.
> Now I have been googling and re-googling. Plenty of people have had
> the same issue, but I have yet to find a solution that works for me.
> Funny that most of the stuff I'm finding on google is 4-5 years old!
> I'm sure I am probably missing something so simple I will puke!
> I think I read that someone did an install and it worked right out of
> the box!!  Incredible!
> I'd really like to see a CentOS - NX configuration guide but couldn't
> find one.
> Can someone just tell me how this should be configured....what changes
> do I need to
> make and to what config files?
> ssh (putty and WinSCP) works just fine for me in case you need to
> know.
> If you need any particular information, please let me know.
> Thanks.
> Ray
usually when that happens, that means you didn't copy the
client.id_dsa.key from /etc/nxserver to the client and set that key in
the client setup.


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