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

david bryce davidbryce at
Wed Feb 1 19:28:47 PST 2006

On Wed, 01 Feb 2006 16:59:53 -0800, "Micah" <micahjon at> said:
> david bryce wrote:
> > We are currently using pageant to manage the private key. However,
> > the keys we are using are generated with puttygen (not from the
> > server). The public key was then copied to the authorized_keys
> > file on the server. Would you recommend generating the keys on
> > the server? Do you have an idea where are some instructions
> > about how to generate the keys on the server? Thanks!
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > DB
> >
> Out of curiosity did you use "save public key" or copy and paste out of
> the "public key for pasting in openssh authorized_keys file" box?  If I
> remember correctly, the "save public key" does not produce an openssh
> compatible public key.  Doing the copy and paste routine should work.
> HTH,
> Micah

Thanks, Micah! I did use copy and paste out of the public key memo


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