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Re: ssh does not find the config file?
- From: Bursian Achim <abu at erlf dot siemens dot de>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2003 09:46:13 +0200 (MEST)
- Subject: Re: ssh does not find the config file?
- Reply-to: Bursian Achim <abu at erlf dot siemens dot de>
>> Using 'ssh utah' does not work, I get prompted for the password for
>> BA3759@utah. But strange enough, 'ssh -F $HOME/.ssh/config utah' does
>> work. $HOME/.ssh/config should be the default for the config file, but
>> obviousely it isn't???
>You shouldn't have to specify IdentityFile in the config, since
>$HOME/.ssh/id_rsa is the default (and the path /home/.ssh you have above
>probably doesn't exist, unless your home directory is really /home/.)
Actually, it is /home, I mounted it that way because I'm the only user on the system.
% echo $HOME
% ls -l $HOME/.ssh
-rw-r--r-- 1 BA3759 mkgroup_ 1787 Aug 21 09:34 authorized_keys
-rw-r--r-- 1 BA3759 mkgroup_ 1152 Aug 21 09:38 config
-rw------- 1 BA3759 mkgroup_ 887 Aug 20 17:00 id_rsa
-rw-r--r-- 1 BA3759 mkgroup_ 218 Aug 21 09:34 id_rsa.pub
-rw-r--r-- 1 BA3759 mkgroup_ 230 Aug 20 20:39 known_hosts
-rw------- 1 BA3759 mkgroup_ 1024 Aug 21 09:34 prng_seed
-rw------- 1 BA3759 mkgroup_ 512 Aug 21 09:34 random_seed
And it only works with the IdentityFile line in the config. That's the same strange thing: It should
default to $HOME/.ssh/id_rsa, but it does not. Just like the default $HOME/.ssh/config does not work.
>Also, why don't you have a id_rsa.pub file? When you created the public
>key you should have created a pair of keys, the public id_rsa.pub (which
>you added to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys on the remote host, yes?) and the
They are all there, this was no complete directory listing, just to show that the necessary files are
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