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Re: ssh and shosts file

On Sun, Dec 07, 1997 at 01:29:29AM -0500, James A.Treacy wrote:
> I am trying to use a .shosts file to allow password-less logins when using
> ssh. Both machines have a known_hosts file with the other machine
> in it (automatically set up by ssh). The machine I'd like to go to has
> a .shosts file which is mode 600. Yet when I use ssh to go to that machine
> it still asks for a password. This seems like it should be trivial to set
> up (I used .rhosts files many years ago and they always worked fine).
> Anybody have any ideas?

I'd suggest a different solution:

Create a local key using ssh-keygen, don't set a password and copy
your .ssh/identity.pub to .ssh/authorized_keys on the remote machine.



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