[svlug] PuTTY SSH "Access Denied"
Jeremy at Zawodny.com
Sat Jun 22 23:40:33 PDT 2002
On Sat, Jun 22, 2002 at 11:12:32PM -0700, Robin Rowe wrote:
> Hi. I have installed OpenSSH on a Linux server and PuTTY on a Win2k
> client. When I login on PuTTY it refuses with "access denied" when
> I enter my passphrase. I have PuTTY set to SSH and have my private
> key file specified in auth configuration. I can ssh when sitting at
> the server just fine, which seems to indicate my error is in
> configuring PuTTY. I've tried both RSA and DSA. My keys are SSH2. I
> can rsh from PuTTY.
> What would be some reasons that my passphrase wouldn't be recognized?
Are you using a v1 or v2 key? Did you create the key with PyTTY or
copy from your Linux box? Only the development snapshots of PyTTY
grok v2 OpenSSH keys. That caused me problems the first time.
Does your auth log on the Linux box offer any clues?
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