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Re: Can't connect to local machine using ssh

On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 11:44:29PM +0200, Micha Feigin wrote:
> I installed openssh server and client but I still can't connect to the local
> machine, neither remotely or localy
> ssh localhost
> The authenticity of host 'localhost (' can't be established.
> RSA key fingerprint is 86:df:53:2d:84:7e:e9:f4:8e:f8:06:ac:73:1b:05:f3.
> Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes
> Warning: Permanently added 'localhost' (RSA) to the list of known hosts.
> micha@localhost's password: 
> Connection closed by
> I think that I enabled password login in /etc/ssh/sshd_config but I may have
> missed it. If it makes a difference, its a thinkpad with fingerprint reader
> enabled which works for local login but also with a password

Something I miss just about every time is to add the/your user to a list
of allowed users in /etc/ssh/sshd.conf or similar.  Just a thought.


Ken Irving, fnkci+debianuser@uaf.edu

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