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Re: ssh does not find the config file?
- From: Brian Dessent <brian at dessent dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2003 01:46:29 -0700
- Subject: Re: ssh does not find the config file?
- Organization: My own little world...
- References: <200308210746.h7L7kDF08118@utah.>
Bursian Achim wrote:
> >> Using 'ssh utah' does not work, I get prompted for the password for
> >> BA3759@utah. But strange enough, 'ssh -F $HOME/.ssh/config utah' does
> >> work. $HOME/.ssh/config should be the default for the config file, but
> >> obviousely it isn't???
> >You shouldn't have to specify IdentityFile in the config, since
> >$HOME/.ssh/id_rsa is the default (and the path /home/.ssh you have above
> >probably doesn't exist, unless your home directory is really /home/.)
> Actually, it is /home, I mounted it that way because I'm the only user on the system.
Hmm, that does sound odd. I would suggest running either 'ssh -vvv' (or
whatever it is that enables the max debug spew) or even 'strace ssh' and
see what all files it's trying to look for. Is your home directory
correct in /etc/passwd?
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