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Logging into SSH with PKI

Logging into SSH with PKI

(OP)
I am running two servers running Ubuntu Server 16.10. I am trying to configure SSH to allow logging in with PKI keys. I am trying to connect to the server from a Windows 7 computer using Putty. When I try to login to the server using the private key I get a message that says the server rejected our key or something like that.

I would appreciate any assistance.

RE: Logging into SSH with PKI

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When I try to login to the server using the private key I get a message that says the server rejected our key or something like that.

Have you added the keys that you generated on your local machine to your user profile on the server?

If not, there is a 'walk through' of how to set it up.

http://www.linuxproblem.org/art_9.html


The "Put the public key in .ssh/authorized_keys2" is a bit vague in how it is worded in that document but is only a matter of

CODE --> shell

cp .ssh/authorized_keys .ssh/authorized_keys2 


Chris.

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RE: Logging into SSH with PKI

(OP)
I got it to work. I was following this guide https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SSH/OpenSSH/Keys.

I mistakenly thought that authorized_keys was a generic term. When I actually rat the cat commend from my pub key to authorized_keys it worked.

Thanks for the help.

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