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Re: A question about ssh-agent [solved]

On 20120206_132412, Bob Proulx wrote:
> Paul E Condon wrote:
> > "debug1: Roaming not allowed by server"
> > 
> > Then the process switches over to asking for a password, which I
> > am trying to avoid.
> On the server look in /var/log/auth.log and look at the messages

This is much more informative than option -v on the ssh command.
The problem was bad ownership of the directory /root/.ssh/ , not
bad ownership of any of its content. As always bone head error.

Thanks for shaking me out of my rut.

> logged there from the sshd.  Do you see something such as:
>   Authentication refused: bad ownership or modes for file /home/pecondon/.ssh/authorized_keys
> At the least hopefully there will be some useful message there.
> I often will start up a debugging sshd and connect to it so that all of
> the messages will be in the foreground.
> Bob

Paul E Condon           

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