5.3 SSH Unable to authenticate
freebsd at nbritton.org
Mon Nov 22 09:16:41 PST 2004
scott renna wrote:
>Had a concern regarding sshd on a freshly built and
>cvsuped 5.3 box. Here's whats going on. Whenever I
>try to ssh to the system from a Windows client, my
>system accepts the FreeBSD SSH key, but then cannot
>This is the message received from SecureCRT:
>SecureCRT has disconnected from the server. Reason:
>Unable to authenticate using any of the configured
>I checked SecureCRT's configuration and it is as it
>was when I was running 5.2. I had no issues sshing.
>I took at look at /etc/ssh/sshd_config and the section
>entitled Authentication, and here's what is shown on
>Is it odd for there to be nothing under
>Authentication? I don't have a 5.2 box to take a look
>at to view its sshd_config file.
Maybe there a dns or hostname problem and SecureCRT is hanging up before
ssh times out and gives you a prompt, weird stuff happens to *nix boxes
when dns, etc/hosts is messed up. the only other advise is to try sshing
to localhost and try PuTTY instead of SecureCRT.
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