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Re: Key-based authentication fails when keys are in Samba directory
- From: Brian Ford <ford at vss dot fsi dot com>
- To: Hugh Brown <hbrown at dyaptive dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 15:39:06 -0500 (CDT)
- Subject: Re: Key-based authentication fails when keys are in Samba directory
- References: <20031024202538.GE97802@robson.dyaptive.com>
On Fri, 24 Oct 2003, Hugh Brown wrote:
> I have Cygwin and OpenSSH set up on a number of Win2K machines.
> Home directories for users are mounted via a FreeBSD-based Samba
> server named Whistler. SSH to the Win2K machines works without any
> problems *except* for key-based authentication where the
> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file is in a Samba-mounted home directory.
I'm not an ssh expert, but how do you expect this to work, at least if the
Samba mount requires authentication? Seems like a "chicken and the egg"
problem to me.
Did you look at this thread?
Senior Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
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