Permission Denied

Higdon, David M - CNF Higdon.David at
Fri Jul 28 02:07:40 EST 2000

Solaris 8
Openssh 2.1.1p4 
Zlib 1.1.3

Anyone know why one would get the permission denied error?
It seems to be failing on the "Doing passwd authentication" phase 
after the "Received encrypted confirmation" phase. I have included
the output of ssh -v.



# ssh -v hostname
SSH Version OpenSSH_2.1.1, protocol versions 1.5/2.0.
Compiled with SSL (0x0090581f).
debug: Reading configuration data /usr/local/etc/ssh_config
debug: Applying options for *
debug: Command 'arp -a -n' timed out
debug: Command 'ipcs -a' timed out
debug: Seeded RNG with 34 bytes from programs
debug: Seeded RNG with 3 bytes from system calls
debug: ssh_connect: getuid 0 geteuid 0 anon 0
debug: Connecting to [] port 22.
debug: Allocated local port 1023.
debug: Connection established.
debug: Remote protocol version 1.99, remote software version OpenSSH_2.1.1
debug: Local version string SSH-1.5-OpenSSH_2.1.1
debug: Waiting for server public key.
debug: Received server public key (768 bits) and host key (1024 bits).
debug: Host '' is known and matches the RSA host key.
debug: Seeded RNG with 31 bytes from programs
debug: Seeded RNG with 3 bytes from system calls
debug: Encryption type: 3des
debug: Sent encrypted session key.
debug: Installing crc compensation attack detector.
debug: Received encrypted confirmation.
Permission denied.
debug: Calling cleanup 0x3d6c8(0x0)
debug: Calling cleanup 0x3ffb8(0x0)
debug: writing PRNG seed to file //.ssh/prng_seed

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