[CentOS] Setting up a GUI remote access

Fri Apr 29 20:51:22 UTC 2011
Rajagopal Swaminathan <raju.rajsand at gmail.com>


Just followw Akemi. :)



On 4/30/11, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/29/2011 10:57 AM, Todd Cary wrote:
>>> First, why would you disable key authentication?  Or is it just failing
>>> because you don't have the right key?
>> When I read the wiki (http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/FreeNX), it states
>> Note: If you have disallowed ssh password authentication (which is
>> advised but not mandatory), you need to follow the instructions here.
>> Otherwise you can skip this section.
>> I checked the ssh configuration file and ssh password authentication is
>> enabled. My Centos 5.5 is an Out of the Box installation, so this
>> setting was not done by me - at least not directly. So my thinking
>> was/is that I could just skip the rest of that part of the setup.
>> Confused....
> Enabling password authentication (the default) does not disable key
> authentication (also enabled by default).  The client offers the key if
> it has one.  If it doesn't, or if the the key fails, a later step
> prompts for a password.
> A quick check for basic key authentication would be to cd to
> /etc/nxserver and:
> ssh -i client.id_dsa.key nx at localhost
> You'll get the usual host key warning the first time but after
> responding 'yes' you should get a 'HELLO NXSERVER' prompt.  Type 'exit'
> to disconnect.  If that works, the NX client should too once the key is
> installed correctly.
> --
>    Les Mikesell
>     lesmikesell at gmail.com
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