SSH & 5.3 Problems

Brian McCann bjmccann at
Tue Jan 4 07:16:39 PST 2005

That's just it...I didn't see any errors.  Originally it was throwing
errors that it couldn't lookup the name of the workstation, but once
that got fixed I wasn't getting anything.  I've got to try putting
sshd into verbose later this afternoon...


On Tue, 04 Jan 2005 15:14:33 +0100, David Landgren <david at> wrote:
> 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?
> David
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