Ken Smith kensmith at cse.Buffalo.EDU
Sun Sep 5 13:47:58 PDT 2004

On Sun, Sep 05, 2004 at 01:13:00PM -0400, Bob Ababurko wrote:

>   I am not sure if this is fit for this list but we'll soon find 
> out......  I just installed 5.3 beta2 on my Ultra2 and I am not able to log 
> into the box remotely via ssh.  I am trying to log in with a user that I 
> created, eg. not root.  What I get is:
> "unable to authenticate using any of the configured authentication methods"
>   The reason that I post this hdere is because before the system comes up, 
> there was a screen asking for random characters to be typed in.  This is 
> where the prob;em may be as I left the console before that happened and 
> that event timed out.  This is the only thing that I can think of.  I have 
> checked the config of sshd and it looks the same as the rest of my others.
>   Maybe this has happened to someone else out there....i hope!  ANy help 
> will be much appreciated.

What client are you trying to connect from?  We see similar issues here
when students try to connect using old/out-dated SSH client software
running on their PC's.  Having them update it to something more recent
usually gets rid of this problem.

						Ken Smith
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