Can not log in to recently enabled/configured sshd service

Dave Korn
Wed Feb 6 15:03:00 GMT 2008

On 06 February 2008 14:41, Alfred von Campe wrote:

> debug1: Host 'gandalf' is known and matches the RSA host key.
> debug1: Found key in /home/av16209/.ssh/known_hosts:101
> debug1: ssh_rsa_verify: signature correct
> debug1: SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS sent
> debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS
> debug1: SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS received
> debug1: SSH2_MSG_SERVICE_ACCEPT received
> debug1: Authentications that can continue:
> publickey,password,keyboard-interactive
> debug1: Next authentication method: publickey
> debug1: Offering public key: /home/av16209/.ssh/id_rsa
> Connection closed by
> The home directory defined in the Cygwin /etc/passwd file is "//
> nasbox/av16209" which is the same home directory used on the Linux
> system that I initiated the ssh connection from (only there it's
> mounted as "/home/av16209").  I have got passwordless ssh access
> working from all my Linux systems, so that part is set up correctly.
> Any ideas as to why this is failing on the Cygwin side?

  How do the perms on /home/av16209/.ssh/* look?  How do they look with

  sshd is very strict about not allowing logins if the key files have loose

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