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Old 21st November 2008
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hello, at work we have openbsd firewall with ssh access (auth with private key)
At home, i ve 2 laptop :
On xp, i use putty, i can connect to ssh box.
But on mac os X (leopard) , i don't know how to connect on it :
i ve try : launch terminal and type : ssh 193.253.XXX.XXX -l milo -p 2222
i don't know where put private key, if someone can help me please.
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Old 21st November 2008
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As I recall, PuTTY uses a different format for keys.. does ".ppk" sound familiar?

Well, you'll need to convert that key to the format used by OpenSSH.. and here's what I've found.

http://www.leadingedgescripts.co.uk/...-an-apple-mac/

It looks pretty strait forward, obtain the puttygen program.. convert the key.. copy it over to the mac. (With safe permissions.)

Hope that helps.
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Old 23rd November 2008
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Cool bad passphrase

i ve tried it, convert ppk to ssh, it 's ok.
do : chmod 700 mykey.ssh
and type in terminal : ssh me@193.253.xxx.xxx -p 2222 -i mykey.ssh

it ask me my passphrase, i type it, but it return me that it is wrong
therefore, i ve tried with putty (on windows), it works ...
Can you help me
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Old 3rd January 2009
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The easier solution to you quandary is to issu the following series of commands on your osx machine.

Step one
Code:
ssh-keygen -t rsa
Step two (upload key to remote host)
Code:
scp ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub remoteusername@remotehost  cat id_rsa.pub ~/.ssh/authorized_keys
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I wrote a small howto about setting up password less ssh access. See http://daemonforums.org/showthread.php?t=1758
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