SSH with Public Key Authentication (Was: Re: Attention: Giorgos Keramidas (Was: CVS Import Permissions))

david bryce davidbryce at
Wed Feb 1 16:28:06 PST 2006

On Thu, 2 Feb 2006 01:48:37 +0200, "Giorgos Keramidas"
> > Giorgos,
> >
> > Thanks again for taking the time to reply. I have tried using SSH in
> > the past, and got stuck setting up the public key login (that's
> > why we're using pserver).
> >
> > I spent a few hours yesterday trying to get SSH going again. I can
> > login with SSH from the windows machine using Putty, but only when
> > I use password authentication. In order to use cvs with ssh (using
> > the plink program in Putty), we must use public key authentication.
> Unfortunately, I can't help with the Windows side.  I'm only using UNIX
> machines as clients, so Putty is something new to me :-(
> Perhaps someone else on freebsd-questions can help with Putty?

Thanks, Giorgos!

What about on the freebsd server side? Are there any logfiles I can
look at on the server? Thanks!


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