kalin m kalin at
Wed Oct 22 19:14:46 PDT 2008

Jay Chandler wrote:
> On Oct 22, 2008, at 6:40 PM, kalin m wrote:
>> hi all...
>> i need to do a script to copy a file from a remote machine via scp 
>> with a key and without a password....
>> here is what i'm doing:
>> 1. ssh-keygen -t rsa
>> 2. scp to user at remote_host (with password)
>> 3. on remote_host rename to ~user/.ssh/athorized_keys
> Should be authorized_keys.

it is. i just misspelled it in the message...  
> I usually cheat and grab a copy of ssh-copy-id from the web; I suspect 
> your issue has to do with permissions for the .ssh directory and the 
> authorized_keys file.
permissions are 600 for the file and 700 for .ssh

the users are different on the local machine and remote_host. my guess 
is that if i point to the right key with -i it should work correct...

now doing -vvv as  Greg Larkin suggests... 


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