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Re: sshd: public key working, but can't get passwords working

* Michael Hipp (Mon, 30 Jul 2007 08:36:48 -0500)
> Daniel Griscom wrote:
> > At 7:32 PM -0500 7/29/07, Renà Berber wrote:
> >> Back to the original problem: did you use ssh-user-config?  (I guess 
> >> What you reported about the log is simple, the password used is not 
> >> correct...
> >> it should prompt you 3 times and then close the connection; or the 
> >> configuration
> >> does not allow password authentication, let's check this last one:
> >>
> >> In /etc/sshd_config you should have:
> >>
> >> #PasswordAuthentication yes
> >> #PermitEmptyPasswords no
> >> #UsePAM no
> > 
> > All three lines are present and commented out (as above).
> I thought you were trying to use public/private key authentication, not 
> password authentication?
> If so, then the first line above needs to be uncommented and changed to 
> 'no'.

No, password authentication and public are not mutually exlusive. The 
default is fine.


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