OpenSSH problems

Thomas T. Veldhouse veldy at veldy.net
Wed Jan 10 13:38:17 PST 2001


He said that he tried logging in as a non-privileged user with the -l
option.  I assume the problem is actually that it can't read the password
file correctly - because it is stored in md5 format and the default for
openssh is des.

Tom Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net

----- Original Message -----
From: "Seth Payne" <SPayne at Legato.com>
To: <lfs-apps at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2001 9:53 AM
Subject: RE: OpenSSH problems


> I may be wrong but I don't think ssh will allow you to log in as root to a
> remote machine.  My guess is that you have to edit some config files to
> change that.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Karakashian [mailto:tonyk at monstertruck.cc]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2001 7:28 AM
> To: lfs-apps at linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: OpenSSH problems
>
>
> Installed OpenSSH 2.3.0pl1 and just CAN'T seem to get it to work.  I
> compiled and installed it on two machines.  Generated a key for myself and
> copied the key files to the root/.ssh folders on both machines.  I also
> copied identity.pub to authorized keys on each machine.  I connect to the
> remote machine with "ssh 10.200.28.1" (I'm logged in as root and want to
log
> in as root on the other machine).  It asks for a password, and then get an
> access denied message when I type it in.  If I try to login as a user
> using -l, same thing (I have copied all the keys to the user's folders).
>
> What am I missing?
>
> -T
>
>
>
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