[CentOS] SSH Automatic Log-on Failure - Centos 5.5

Thu Jan 27 14:39:04 UTC 2011
Always Learning <centos at g7.u22.net>

On Thu, 2011-01-27 at 02:39 -0500, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:

> Also, there's a stack of reasons that DSA is preferred to RSA for SSH
> keys these days. When you generate your private keys, use "ssh-keygen
> -t dsa", not rsa.

RSA is the default if no cypher type is declared on the command line.

I've taken your helpful advise and replaced the RSA key with a DSA key;
put a passphrase on the key and then did a SSH-ADD which automatically
recognised the new key and added it.


With best regards,