[K12OSN] how to set up passwordless ssh access

Nils Breunese nils at breun.nl
Sat Jun 16 08:56:03 UTC 2007

Jim McQuillan wrote:

> check the permissions on the .ssh directory, and the  
> authorized_keys file.
> .ssh should be 0700  ('drwx------') and owner/group must be correct  
> for that user.
> authorized_keys should be 0644 ('-rw-r--r--'), and again owner/ 
> group must be for that user.

I use 0600 (-r--r--r--) myself. I believe some distro's are stricter  
than others about these permissions. Or maybe it changed with some  
version of OpenSSH.

Nils Breunese.

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