host-based ssh authentication (no password) not working ...
Marcel de Reuver
marcel at de.reuver.org
Sun Oct 10 13:33:29 PDT 2004
>>>Joe Schmoe wrote:
> I have machines CLIENT and SERVER.
> On SERVER, I set the following options in
> /etc/ssh/sshd_config :
> RhostsAuthentication no
> RhostsRSAAuthentication yes
> Then I copied the host public key from /etc/ssh on
> CLIENT to /etc/ssh/ssh_known_hosts on SERVER - so now
> the SERVER has the CLIENTs public key.
> Finally, I added the hostname of CLIENT to
> /etc/hosts.equiv on SERVER. Then I HUPped sshd on
> So now I go to CLIENT and run:
> ssh username at SERVER
> and it asks me for a password!!
You have to disable PAM authentication:
--- sshd.conf: ---
# Change to no to disable PAM authentication
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