[K12OSN] how to set up passwordless ssh access

Peter Scheie peter at scheie.homedns.org
Sun Jun 17 13:57:29 UTC 2007

Peter Scheie wrote:
> Micha Silver wrote:
>> Peter Scheie wrote:
>>>> 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.
>> Probably a typo, but note that 0600  is not  -r--r--r--
>> As others mentioned, authorized_keys needs to be readable only by it's 
>> owner. So 0600  or (-rw-------) would be correct.
> Ah yes, a typo indeed.  0600 is the correct setting, which would make it 
>  -r--------, which are the desired permissions.
> Peter
Doh! Did it again.  0600 will make the permissions -rw-------, not 
-r--------.  Anyway, 'chmod 0600' is the command to use.  Time to go get 
some coffee.


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