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Re: SSH host-based auth in a cluster

On Mon, 2004-10-18 at 17:19, martin f krafft wrote:
> Yes, you read right, I want all the machines in a cluster to trust
> each other, based on SSH keys and IPs. But I am not arriving. This
> is with Sarge and SSHv1 disabled, so only protocol two.
> So let's say I have two hosts, .1 and .2. I take the
> ssh_host_rsa_key.pub and put it into the /etc/ssh/ssh_known_hosts
> file on .2. Then I enable HostbasedAuthentication in
> /etc/ssh/sshd_config on .2 and put .1's IP into
> /etc/ssh/shosts.equiv, prefixed with a '+'.
> From what I can tell, this is all that I need to do. However, it's
> not working at all. Could anyone help me figure out the problem,
> please?

What is it doing to indicate that it is not working?

If it is still prompting you for a password, you could try disabling
challenge response in sshd_config:

ChallengeResponseAuthentication no


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