Jeremy Gransden jeremy.gransden at
Wed Mar 21 02:12:24 UTC 2007

On 3/20/07, Jeffrey Meyer <meyer37 at> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I recently installed the port openssh-portable. Since then I receive the
> following when attempting to ssh into the box:
> Permission denied (publickey).
> I believe that I am getting this because sshd is attempting to use public
> key authentication, but I don't want to use this at this point. I am not
> sure what to do to be able to ssh into this box. Any help would be greatly
> appreciated.
> Jeff
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Are you trying to use PasswordAuthentication? if so you need to enable it in
/etc/ssh/sshd_config and restart sshd.
see man sshd_config for details.


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