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Re: ssh public key authentication problem using curl

On Tue, 2011-11-01 at 15:24 -0500, carolus wrote:
> After setup with ssh-host-config, ssh-user-config, and ssh-copy-id, 
> public key authentication works with ssh but fails with curl. (Password 
> authentication works with curl -u, but is less convenient.)
> curl -v shows:
>   SSH authentication methods available: 
> publickey,password,keyboard-interactive
>   Using ssh public key file /home/cdr/.ssh/
>   Using ssh private key file /home/cdr/.ssh/id_dsa
>   SSH public key authentication failed: Username/PublicKey combination 
> invalid
>   Authentication failure
> However, ssh authenticates OK using RSA. ssh -v shows:
>   Next authentication method: publickey
>   Offering public key: /home/cdr/.ssh/id_rsa
>   Server accepts key: pkalg ssh-rsa blen 279
>   read PEM private key done: type RSA
>   Authentication succeeded (publickey).

Look at the output:  You're using the wrong keys with the curl command.


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