ssh keeps asking password

Joost Kraaijeveld
Thu Nov 16 03:04:00 GMT 2000

Mmm. I started sshd on the remote machine as root and still it asks for my
password. The output of ssh -v remotehost is below. Can you  give me an idea
in which direction I have to  look for an answer?


$ ssh -v idefix
SSH Version OpenSSH_2.3.0p1, protocol versions 1.5/2.0.
Compiled with SSL (0x0090581f).
debug: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh_config
debug: Applying options for *
debug: Seeding random number generator
debug: ssh_connect: getuid 1002 geteuid 1002 anon 0
debug: Connecting to idefix [] port 22.
debug: Seeding random number generator
debug: Allocated local port 927.
debug: Connection established.
debug: Remote protocol version 1.99, remote software version OpenSSH_2.3.0p1
debug: no match: OpenSSH_2.3.0p1
debug: Local version string SSH-1.5-OpenSSH_2.3.0p1
debug: Waiting for server public key.
debug: Received server public key (768 bits) and host key (1024 bits).
debug: Host 'idefix' is known and matches the RSA host key.
debug: Seeding random number generator
debug: Encryption type: 3des
debug: Sent encrypted session key.
debug: Installing crc compensation attack detector.
debug: Received encrypted confirmation.
debug: Doing password authentication.
jkr@idefix's password:
debug: Requesting pty.
debug: Requesting shell.
debug: Entering interactive session.
Last login: Thu Nov 16 11:55:34 2000 from

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