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From: Mick <michaelkintzios@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] [perhaps OT] ssh from Gentoo into a RedHat server
Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 20:08:30
1 Hi All,
3 I am trying to ssh into a RH server (CentOS) using pubkey authentication and
4 this is what I am getting back:
5 ==============================
6 debug1: SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS sent
7 debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS
8 debug1: SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS received
10 debug1: SSH2_MSG_SERVICE_ACCEPT received
11 debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey,gssapi-with-mic,password
12 debug1: Next authentication method: publickey
13 debug1: Trying private key: /home/michael/.ssh/id_rsa
14 debug1: Offering public key: /home/michael/.ssh/id_dsa
15 debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey,gssapi-with-mic,password
16 debug1: Next authentication method: password
17 ==============================
19 I find it confusing. First of all I do not have a id_rsa. Second, my id_dsa
20 is my private key not my public key. My public key is
22 Is this a server configuration issue, or something to do with my Gentoo set
23 up?
25 PS. Not sure if this is relevant but although my user name on the server is
26 mick, for reasons better known to him the sysadmin has created my home
27 directory as /home/mic - could it be that sshd is looking for /home/mick?
28 --
29 Regards,
30 Mick