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Re: Putty and pre-shared keys with Cygwin's sshd
On 1/21/2012 4:39 AM, Andrey Repin wrote:
What key type you generate? How do you save both parts of the key? You
said you copied public key, did you saved private key as well? Or you
just assumed it was saved somewhere automatically? -- WBR, Andrey
Repin (email@example.com) 21.01.2012, <16:36> Sorry for my
OK, here's what I did now:
* Regenerated a SSH-2 DSA key 1024 bit
* Saved the public and private keys
* Copied the public key from the box in puttygen that says "Public key
for the pasting into authorized-keys file" and pasted it into my
* Ran putty on the remote machine and made sure to point the
Connection: SSH: Auth pointed to the private key I saved from
puttygen (a .ppk file).
Attempted to connect with that and I got:
Using username "adefaria"
Server refused our key
What did I do wrong?
Andrew DeFaria <http://defaria.com>
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