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Old 4th July 2008
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Red face secure ssh with public key

i ve installed openbsd 4.3 on my laptop. (ip :
i ve configure sshd_config :
Protocol 2
RSAAuthentication yes
PubkeyAuthentication yes
AuthorizedKeysFile .ssh/authorized_keys
ChallengeResponseAuthentication yes
PasswordAuthentication no
PermitEmptyPasswords no
PermitRootLogin no

i ve created a user : wesley with password
Open session with wesley and hit :
cd $HOME
ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 2048
cd .ssh
cat id_rsa >> authorized_keys
i ve copied the id_rsa on my usb key

Open session with root to restart sshd

On an other computer (xp with putty)
i want to have ssh access on :
I have the following error :
Unable to use key file "f:\id_rsa.pub" (OpenSSH SSH2 Private key)

can you help me please.

Last edited by milo974; 4th July 2008 at 04:12 PM. Reason: error in hitting
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