generating and using ssh keys with rsync

Matthias Schniedermeyer ms at
Tue Aug 19 21:13:45 GMT 2008

On 19.08.2008 11:59, Tamara Temple wrote:
> I don't have a program called "ssh-copy-id" on my system....
> I scp'd the ~/.ssh/ file from the local machine to the remote 
> machine, appended it to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys on the remote machine, and 
> it's still asking for a password whenever i ssh to the remote machine.

My guess would be that you stumble over:

man sshd_config

The reason behind StrictModes is that if ANY part of the path up to 
authorized_keys is world writable it is "Card blanche" for ANYBODY to 
put ANYTHING into that file.

Bis denn

Real Programmers consider "what you see is what you get" to be just as 
bad a concept in Text Editors as it is in women. No, the Real Programmer
wants a "you asked for it, you got it" text editor -- complicated, 
cryptic, powerful, unforgiving, dangerous.

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