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RE: SSH Connection



Thank you Stephen, Marshall, Marin, Will and Wayne.  I hope I didn't forget
anyone.

I was able to get this working with your excellent assistance.

Have a fabulous weekend!

Kelley Coleman
Database Administrator
VA Health Administration Center
Denver, Colorado
303-331-7521-o

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-----Original Message-----
From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com
[mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com]On Behalf Of Stephen Carville
Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2005 11:39 AM
To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
Subject: Re: SSH Connection


McDougall, Marshall (FSH) wrote:
> You need to create keys.  It's been awhile, but it's spelled out fairly
well
> in the man pages for ssh-keygen.  One gotcha I remember is that the perms
on
> the .ssh directory need to be very tight (600 maybe). 

700.

1. Create a key on A as oracle.  Call it rsa_script_key and use an empty 
passphrase.

2. copy the contents of rsa_script_key.pub to the file 
<ias-home>/.ssh/authorized_keys on B.

3. Invoke ssh from A as oracle:
$ ssh -i ~/.ssh/rsa_script_key ias B -t /u01/ias/scripts/test_script.sh

.ssh directories on both ends must have permission of 700 or better or 
ssh will fail.  You might need to play with StrictModes in sshd_config. 
  I think with 3.0 ans above if your home directory is 755 or better 
StrictModes won't complain but this threshold has changed over the years.

When all else fails, check in /var/log/messages for hints.

> Regards, Marshall
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kelley Coleman med va gov [mailto:Kelley Coleman med va gov] 
> Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2005 9:53 AM
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: SSH Connection
> 
> 
> I would like to run a script on box A that connects to box B, executes a
> script there, then returns to complete the original script.  The user
> accounts are different on each box.  Box A user is 'oracle', box B user is
> 'ias'.
> 
> I tried:
> 
> ssh servername -l ias /u01/ias/scripts/test_script.sh
> 
> but I'm prompted for a password.
> 
> I tried putting the password into the script where it seems to want it,
but
> again, I'm prompted for a password and it processes the password in the
> script as a command.
> 
> Do I need to do something in the ssh_config?  known_hosts?
authorized_keys?
> 
> I'm not thrilled with the thought of having the password in a script file.
> So if there's a better way, I'm all for hearing it!
> 
> Thanks in advance...
> 
> Kelley Coleman
> Database Administrator
> VA Health Administration Center
> Denver, Colorado
> 303-331-7521-o
> 888-732-8802-p
> 720-319-0454-c
> 
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