ssh public key authentication

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Wed Jan 7 19:02:35 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 11:10 AM, Luca Ferrari <fluca1978 at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like a user to ssh another host (both ubuntu 8.1) without being prompted
> for a password,

As Mark suggested - check the permissions in the .ssh file - 700 for
the .ssh folder and 600 for the files in it.

What I've been doing lately is using the ssh-copy-id tool to do that
instead of manually moving the files around myself.  Much better.
Check it out - man ssh-copy-id


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