ssh allowing root login with no password (Solved)

m.roth at m.roth at
Tue May 10 15:27:50 UTC 2011

Steven Buehler wrote:
> Strangest thing I ever saw.  The problem is solved.  The private key is
> the key that I installed into my SecureCRT.  If I log into the server with
> that key from SecureCRT, then login to my private server and try to ssh
to the
> server where the public key is installed from my private server that is in
> a different tab in SecureCRT, it uses the private key on my local Windows7
> laptop.  I have never seen this before.

Question: how do the other machines do authentication? Could it be that
you go to log in, and it authenticates you from a root server?


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