can't figure out ssh, read lots of docs...
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Wed Jun 1 19:32:31 GMT 2005
On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 02:49:45PM -0400, Steven Friedrich wrote:
> I'm trying to use scp and I get prompted for a password or passphrase
> for each invocation.
> I figure I need to figure out how to get ssh to connect without
> prompting, but I just can't get it. I've read all the man pages and
> my head is swirling. I went to the OpenSSH web site and got no
> further. I've been in the business for 28 years and can usually
> figure things out from man pages, but ssh doesn't seem to be clear
Try invoking ssh with the -v option, to see what goes wrong.
> I've used ssh-keygen and I'm trying to login to the localhost (using it's
Have you copied $HOME/.ssh/identity.pub to $HOME/.ssh/authorized_keys on
the target machine?
> Anybody know of a short tutorial that just works?
I'm using the ssh1 protocol. I've set the following in ~/.ssh/config:
PasswordAuthentication = no
RhostsAuthentication = no
RhostsRSAAuthentication = no
RSAAuthentication = yes
That works for me.
R.F.Smith (http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/) Please send e-mail as plain text.
public key: http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/pubkey.txt
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