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- Jonathan Joseph
June 9, 2004, 2:39 am
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I swear I was able to make this work once, but I no longer can. No
matter what sort of key I generate, I cannot get my putty client running
under windows XP to use a paswordless private/public key pair to
communicate with the server running ssh2 (ssh.com not openSSH). Help!!
What's the magic solution?
Re: Public & private keys with putty client on windows XP, ssh.com server on solaris
You haven't said what you tried.
You need to put the public key in a file, say "mykey.pub", in your
".ssh2" subdirectory. You will need putty to put the key in the
right form. It is a different format from openssh.
Then you need a file "authorization" in the same directory,
If your ssh2 software is old, then you might need a dsa key, rather
than an rsa key. It is probably easiest to get this working if you
run pageant and load your key into pageant before connecting with
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