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Re: Why isn't ssh reading ~/.ssh/id_rsa?
On Feb 22 13:19, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 12:16 PM, Adam Dinwoodie wrote:
> > John.E.Gregg wrote:
> >> I'm just installed cygwin on a new laptop. ÂI've been using cygwin ssh
> >> for years but am stumped by this new install. Â~/.ssh/id_rsa file is
> >> not checked at login. ÂInstead, /.ssh/id_rsa is checked.
> > See http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2012-02/msg00629.html.
> > In short, your /etc/passwd doesn't list your home directory, so ~ doesn't
> > always expand as expected. The fix is to edit /etc/passwd by hand and
> > specify your home directory explicitly there.
> Would simply adding HOME to the environment resolve the issue?
Ssh doesn't use $HOME for security reasons. You have to fix /etc/passwd.
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