Re: scp permission denied (publickey)
On Fri, Nov 17, 2006 at 08:50:31AM +0100, email@example.com wrote:
> I must copy via "scp" some files pc-to-pc linked via ethernet. I have installed ssh-server on my debian box, but from client pc launching:
> scp * firstname.lastname@example.org:/home/user/dir
> I got:
> permission denied (publickey)
> How can I get a simple authentication with password?
If scp doesn't work, ssh won't either.
In Sarge you'll find that privledge separation breakes password auth.
You'll need to enable this and allow password auth. I would suggest
that you get ssh working using publickey asap (see the debian-reference)
then re-enable privledge separparation again.