The permissions looks like others users with access for example my personal user. I have since removed that key, generated a new one inside. I still wanted to know why ssh-copy-id wasn't working--the command should be able to prompt me for the password of the user I'm logging in to copy the key over with PasswordAuthentication yes, which I should of course change back to no after the key is copied over. It is not obvious if the posted. If you have an unencrypted private key no passphrase stored on your workstation and if your workstation is compromised, your Client machines have been compromised too! Security of public key authentication is dependent on your ability to secure the private key. Last edited by smithinger44 2016-10-22 13:08:19 I don't know how to get logs out of the daemon, but journalctl -xe shows nothing.
You might have also changed the port that it listens on so -p 2022 or related options. I assume that you copied the public key correctly to the destiny host correctly. Sometimes the issue comes from permissions and ownership. Also I have transferred the public key from Windows to Linux as suggested by you already. So it was case sensitive, when I tried 'ssh Administrator x.
Multiple lines will cause it to fail. You can then setup named accounts for users or roles, granting as little root access as possible via sudo. See also the answers and The server only needs to have the public key in. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. So I do not even understand how it can be there. Edit: After asking for the password to the private key, debug3 reports: Send packet: type 50 Receive packet: type 51 And drops this authentication method, by checking for other private keys.
Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Having a look at the wiki, I agree that it doesn't state explicitly where to generate them. Just saying, I'm not a complete rookie with config and security, etc. I'm not sure if there's an ability to use a verbose mode so you can see the errors you're getting but the first thing that comes to mind is checking the permissions of the. That way, you'll have a clean, recent and properly owned system.
You will then be prompted for a passphrase that will be associated with this key. Trying to ssh with -E prints out only: Permission denied publickey,password. When you copied the public key, make sure it copied as one line. Actually it has 3 lines, but original has all in one line. Because there might be a permission problem in earlier firmware versions in x86 model e.
Would you like to answer one of these instead? Those proficient with terminal commands will do it all in one step from the Host. I've had web sites with databases, etc. Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Not that it ends in. Short answer is you don't need the public key on your client machine to be able to ssh into your server. Browse other questions tagged or.
It might be able to use ssh agent forwarding, but that assumes that you even have a local key that's allowed ssh into your local machine usually there's no reason to have this and of course that you have agent forwarding enabled. And sorry for that, by root I meant the current user I'm configuring. I'm trying to set up cloud hosting with. Everything below here, above that part is background info. When I connected with ssh - I entered passphrase which was not empty. Enter passphrase empty for no passphrase : Enter same passphrase again: The passphrase can be thought of as a password for the private key - it serves as an extra layer of protection as described below. I didn't ever create one! I am about 20 minutes away from leaving DigitalOcean for good.
One of the things that sshd checks is that no other user can access the public key file, or the directories leading to it. Just for testing type ssh -vvv -i. And the key which I am trying to copy is with empty passphrase. This also applies to scp. The first time you login you may encounter a promoted message like below.
I wish you the all the fun in the world would you choose to do so. Because there might be a permission problem in earlier firmware versions in x86 model e. I needed without passphrase because I need to run shell script on reboot - I want to start autossh on computer reboot. . And having keys created, I am able to connect from windows Master to Linux Slave. I want to set up ssh tunnel to the mysql server which is in computer which has virtual machine. An error message like 'user not found' would have led me to the solution a lot quicker than 'Permission denied publickey,keyboard-interactive '.