HostbasedAuthentication problem

Markus Friedl markus at
Mon Oct 29 22:46:58 EST 2001

On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 12:26:11PM +0100, Dost, Alexander wrote:
> I use another base-dir for the installation, but in the corresponding etc
> directory is the file ssh_known_hosts, which is readable for everyone and
> contains the rsa and dsa keys, I got with ssh-keyscan from the machine,
> where I try to ssh from. Is there anything else to do ? I tried a link to
> /etc/ssh_known_hosts just to see if ssh always looks there...
> On the machine running sshd there is the hint that hostbased auth is tried
> first with ssh-dss and then with ssh-rsa, both of them fail, but no hint,
> why.

what is the sshd debug output?

make sure chost from the ssh output is in ssh_known_hosts


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