On 0, Wesley Darlington <wesley at yelsew.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
>> On Thu, Jan 20, 2000 at 08:28:46AM -0500, Subba Rao wrote:
> > On 0, Damian O'Sullivan <shabba at csn.ul.ie> wrote:
> > > Try logging in for a different user. I don't know what diffs are between
> > > ssh and openSSH but you can allow root logins in /etc/sshd_config in
> > > "regular" ssh...
> > >
> > > Damian O'Sullivan Tel:087-2241456 damian at linux.ie> > > "I knocked several times, but you weren't in." - Opportunity
> > >
> > > On Thu, 20 Jan 2000, Subba Rao wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Jan 20 07:36:23 myhost sshd: Failed password for ROOT from 10.3.23.21 port 2483
> > > > Jan 20 07:36:27 myhost sshd: Received disconnect:
> > I have tried logging in as other users too, but it did not work. I get the same error.
> > Does ssh-agent have to be running to verify the person whois logging in? Besides,
> > ssh-agent instance seem to exist only for the current xterm.
>> I don't see why one needs to run ssh-agent as onesself on the server.
> If you aren't planning to use RSAAuthentication, ssh-agent isn't necessary,
> as I understand it. Anyway, it's a client-side thing, I believe. It just
> handles the tedium of authenticating you via RSA to the server?
>> Also, why run sshd from .xinitrc? Best to run it from your various startup
> scripts, no?
>> Can you log in from the server to the server?
>> Most importantly, what does 'ssh -v' say? Ssh -v is your friend. :-)
(130)root at myhost:/usr/local/etc => ps waux | grep ssh
root 636 0.1 1.0 1424 680 ? S 08:49 0:00 /usr/local/sbin/sshd -f /usr/local/etc/sshd_config -h /usr/local/etc/
(1)root at myhost:/usr/local/etc => ssh -v -l root myhost ls
SSH Version OpenSSH-1.2.1, protocol version 1.5.
Compiled with SSL.
debug: Reading configuration data /usr/local/etc/ssh_config
This is what I am getting, when I try to login from the same system. The prompt just hangs
in there. There is no passphrase prompt or anything like that.
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