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Re: ssh



On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 09:04:23PM -0400, Guillermo Garron wrote:
> On 2/27/07, jeffd <fixedored@gmail.com> wrote:
> >Francesco Pietra wrote:
> >> Hi All:
> >> Is anyone aware of a friendly openssh (including
> >> server) that installs on Debian etch and allows
> >> interactive connections secured by pubkeys?
> >>
> >> I installed ssh and openssh-server from debian. OK
> >> using password, though I met problems in configuring
> >> for pubkeys (ssd_config comes with "UsePAM yes"
> >> "PermitRootLogin yes" #AuthorizedKeysFile %h/
> >> .ssh/authorized_keys" (does %h refer to every user?).
> >> Tired with trial-and-error I hope to find an easir
> >> groung elsewhere.
> >>
> >> Not anyone is a professional administrator, though
> >> many of us have to get the OS running. A bit more
> >> comments of the config file would help.

> >I think what you are looking for is :
> >PubkeyAuthentication yes
> >
> >then  put your public key on the remote machine in
> >~/.ssh/authorized_keys . also make sure that file is chmod'd to 600
> 
> Some time ago i wrote this,
> 
> http://linux.go2linux.org/node/16
Not to mention:
  http://www.us.debian.org/devel/passwordlessssh

You'll want to use a passphrase, and ssh-agent for a real balance
between security and convenience.



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