SSH & 5.3 Problems

David Landgren david at
Tue Jan 4 06:14:36 PST 2005

Brian McCann wrote:
> Hi all.  On 5.3 and 5.3 RC1 I have this problem where when I ssh in
> using either a FreeBSD 4.3 box or an older PuTTY client (0.52 is one I
> experienced it with), I cannot connect.  On PuTTY, it asks for a
> username, then just exits. On FreeBSD when I put the ssh client into
> verbose, it appears it can't agree on an auth method, even though both
> are set to accept and attempt keyboard-interactive.  Upgrading to a
> newer PuTTY fixed the problem, and it seams to work from FreeBSD 4.10.
>  I've seen some posts from people that upgrading their PuTTY fixed the
> problem, but I'm curious if anyone knows the cause of the problem, and
> possibly how to fix it, on the server end.

What error message does sshd emit on the server?


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