[lug] SSH between Windows and Linux (CVS server)

Atkinson, Chip CAtkinson at Circadence.com
Fri Dec 29 10:55:57 MST 2000


I'm trying to set up a CVS server on a linux box and trying to set it up so
that W2K boxes can connect to it.  I'd like to use the ssh connection
method, but am having trouble getting ssh access to the linux box without

Here's what I've done:
on W2K box, ssh-keygen, no passwords.
copy /.ssh/identity.pub to ~administrator/.ssh/known-hosts on linux box.

When I ssh -v to the linux box, I get the message:

SSH Version OpenSSH_2.2.0p1, protocol versions 1.5/2.0.
Compiled with SSL (0x0090581f).
debug: Seeding random number generator
debug: ssh_connect: getuid 500 geteuid 500 anon 0
debug: Connecting to [] port 22.
debug: Seeding random number generator
debug: Allocated local port 785.
debug: Connection established.
debug: Remote protocol version 1.99, remote software version OpenSSH_2.1.1
debug: Local version string SSH-1.5-OpenSSH_2.2.0p1
debug: Waiting for server public key.
debug: Received server public key (768 bits) and host key (1024 bits).
debug: Host '' is known and matches the RSA host key.
debug: Seeding random number generator
debug: Encryption type: 3des
debug: Sent encrypted session key.
debug: Installing crc compensation attack detector.
debug: Received encrypted confirmation.
debug: Trying RSA authentication with key 'administrator at CATKINSON'
debug: Server refused our key.
debug: Doing password authentication.
administrator at's password:
Read from socket failed: The connection was aborted
debug: Calling cleanup 0x413424(0x0)

indicating that the contents of known-hosts is incorrect.  

Does anyone have suggestions on how to fix this?  Has anyone done such a

Thanks in advance.


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