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Re: Private key file permissions w/Cygwin OpenSSH on Vista
- From: pauli <plupino at gmx dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2008 01:42:36 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: Private key file permissions w/Cygwin OpenSSH on Vista
- References: <4685A8FB.email@example.com>
Change the compatibility to "Windows XP" in the properties of ssh.exe
(I tested this with binary OpenSSH 3.5p1)
> Re: binary distro of OpenSSH 3.8.1p1
> I've been unable to use Cygwin's OpenSSH on Vista w/public key
> authentication because ssh.exe always states the file permissions on the
> private key file--"id_rsa"--are too open.
> I've used the chmod.exe utility to change the permissions on the id_rsa
> file to 600, but ssh.exe still pops up with the same error message.
> I've also used Windows' cacls.exe command to alter the ACLs for the file
> to be ONLY read-accesible to the current user, and the same thing happens.
> This behavior DOES NOT occur on XP and 2000 when I try it, i. e.
> chmod.exe WORKS on these OSs to change id_rsa's permissions so that
> ssh.exe is happy (i. e. to 0600).
> Is there a specific bona-fide way to set the id_rsa file's permission to
> always be acceptable to Cygwin SSH on Vista, in addition to the other
> Windows OSs?
> Let me know. Thanks.
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