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# 1  
Old 03-18-2011
ssh without password not workking

i tried to automate ssh login without password but really it was not working...
i don't know what is the problem Smilie

i had given the steps i had tried it.

1) login in the hyper (source) with gopc id
2) ssh-keygen -t dsa
3) when you enter the default text then two files will be created (id_dsa and
4) scp ~/.ssh/ visaac@stage2vm1044:~/
5) go to the stage2vm1044 (dest) and run the below command
cat ~/ >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys
# 2  
Old 03-18-2011
Have you checked the permissions of the .ssh subdirectory and the files under it.
chmod 700 ~/.ssh
chmod 600 ~/.ssh/authorized_keys

Last edited by fpmurphy; 03-18-2011 at 11:07 AM..
# 3  
Old 03-21-2011
it did it, but still showing the same thing....

~/.ssh 510$ ls -ltr
total 152
-rwxr--r-- 1 visaac users 223 Dec 17 2007
-rwxr--r-- 1 visaac users 447 Jan 4 2008 authorized_keys2
-rwxr--r-- 1 visaac ppusers 72414 Feb 9 2010 known_hosts.bak
-rwxr--r-- 1 visaac ppusers 432 Feb 9 2010 authorized_keys.bak
-rwxr--r-- 1 visaac users 887 Aug 26 2010 visaac_key
-rwxr--r-- 1 visaac users 1675 Mar 14 07:38 id_rsa
-rwxr--r-- 1 visaac ppusers 396 Mar 14 07:38
-rwxr--r-- 1 visaac users 996 Mar 17 20:58 authorized_keys
-rwxr--r-- 1 visaac ppusers 53028 Mar 20 22:14 known_hosts
# 4  
Old 03-21-2011
Look again at fpmurphy's suggestion. The ssh daemon attempts to be secure, and doesn't always like world-readable files, especially files that shouldn't be, like ~/.ssh/authorized_keys2 or ~/.ssh/id_dsa.

Check your permissions. Also, if your home directory is mounted or linked from another location, I've seen issues. Please provide the following from the server-side:
ls -ld ~/.ssh
ls -l ~/.ssh/auth*
ls -l ~/.ssh/id*
cd ~/.ssh; pwd -P

---------- Post updated at 12:08 AM ---------- Previous update was at 12:01 AM ----------

Also, look into the ssh-copy-id script that is shipped with recent version of OpenSSH - it copies the identity file you specify and sets the proper permissions.

local $ ssh-copy-id -i ~/.ssh/'s password:
Now try logging into the machine, with "ssh ''", and check in:


to make sure we haven't added extra keys that you weren't expecting.

local $ ssh hostname
local $

# 5  
Old 03-24-2011
Plesae find the screen shot

machine from connect (gopc)
hyper72:~ 978$ ls -l ls -ld ~/.ssh
hyper72:~ 978$ ls -ld ~/.ssh
drwx------ 2 gopc ppusers 2048 Mar 20 23:48 /x/home/gopc/.ssh
hyper72:~ 979$ ls -l ~/.ssh/auth*
-rw------- 1 gopc ppusers 1988 Mar 18 03:41 /x/home/gopc/.ssh/authorized_keys
-rwxrwxrwx 1 gopc ppusers 607 Jan 2 06:03 /x/home/gopc/.ssh/authorized_keys.bak
hyper72:~ 980$ ls -l ~/.ssh/id*
-rw------- 1 gopc ppusers 668 Mar 17 20:51 /x/home/gopc/.ssh/id_dsa
-rw-r--r-- 1 gopc ppusers 602 Mar 17 20:51 /x/home/gopc/.ssh/
-rw------- 1 gopc ppusers 1671 Mar 18 03:40 /x/home/gopc/.ssh/id_rsa
-rwxrwxrwx 1 gopc ppusers 394 Mar 18 03:40 /x/home/gopc/.ssh/
hyper72:~ 981$ cd ~/.ssh; pwd -P
hyper72:~/.ssh 982$ pwd -P
hyper72:~/.ssh 983$ pwd
hyper72:~/.ssh 984$ com ssh

Machine to connect using id (different user id.)
stage2vm7116:~ 1001$ ls -ld ~/.ssh
drwxr--r-- 2 visaac users 2048 Mar 21 11:14 /x/home/visaac/.ssh
stage2vm7116:~ 1002$ ls -l ~/.ssh/auth*
-rwx------ 1 visaac users 996 Mar 17 20:58 /x/home/visaac/.ssh/authorized_keys
-rwxr--r-- 1 visaac users 447 Jan 4 2008 /x/home/visaac/.ssh/authorized_keys2
stage2vm7116:~ 1003$ ls -l ~/.ssh/id*
-rwx------ 1 visaac users 1675 Mar 21 11:11 /x/home/visaac/.ssh/id_rsa
stage2vm7116:~ 1004$ cd ~/.ssh; pwd -P
stage2vm7116:~/.ssh 1005$

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