ssh public key authentification

Christian Baer christian.baer at
Fri Jan 19 09:41:31 UTC 2007

Kirk Strauser wrote:

>> The problem was not the authorized_keys file itself, it was my home
>> directory.
> I don't think so.  More likely, it was the .ssh directory itself.

Nope. :-)

The only thing I changed was /usr/home/christian from mode 770 to mode 750.
Then it worked. I'm guessing it was the write-bit for the group which lead
the sshd not to trust the key.


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