Question on SSH Public Key

Harry Hoffman hhoffman at
Mon Oct 8 14:33:59 UTC 2007

This is almost always a permissions problem...

Ensure that /root/.ssh is chmod 700


Ravi Shanmugam wrote:
> Hi All,
> I wanted to setup a client and server without password authentication.
> So I have copied "/root/.ssh/" from client which contains the
> public key to
> "/root/.ssh/authorized_keys" in the server. But still it is prompting
> for the password. Could someone help me. Your response will be well
> appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Ravi R.S
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