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

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Wed Feb 1 16:39:07 PST 2006

On 2006-02-02 11:27, david bryce <davidbryce at> wrote:
>On Thu, 2 Feb 2006 01:48:37 +0200, "Giorgos Keramidas"
>>> 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?
> What about on the freebsd server side? Are there any logfiles I can
> look at on the server? Thanks!

/var/log/auth.log and /var/log/messages are the ones I'd look at.  But I
didn't notice anything interesting in the auth.log snippet you posted.

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