[lug] ssh question

D. Stimits stimits at idcomm.com
Mon Jul 22 16:30:35 MDT 2002

J. Wayde Allen wrote:
> My feeling is that the system is asking for an authentication key that I
> evidently don't have.  I've tried running ssh-keygen to create a key, but
> that didn't change anything.  I've also tried forcing a regular password
> login using:
>    ssh -o "ChallengeResponseAuthentication no" targetmachine
>    ssh -o "PasswordAuthentication yes" targetmachine
>    ssh -o "PreferredAuthentications password" targetmachine
>    ssh -o "PubkeyAuthentication no" targetmachine

I forgot to mention, the sshd settings on *your* machine don't matter, 
the "PasswordAuthentication yes" should be part of the remote machine 
you are ssh'ing to. The key generation password is a different password, 
unrelated to what the server wants, this is determined at key generation 

D. Stimits, stimits @ idcomm.com

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