OpenSSH_3.6.1p2: key authentication on HP-UX.

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Tue Oct 7 09:33:46 EST 2003

The address you sent this to is not the appropriate place for general
problem reports regarding Portable OpenSSH.  Unless you're reporting a
security exposure you should use openssh-unix-dev.

Gina Demars wrote:
> We currently upgraded one of our HP-UX systems to version 3.6.1p2.

With the appropriate security patch, I hope?

> I have
> RSA keys from other Unix systems that are still working fine after the
> upgrade but I have a problem with a key created on a NT machine that no
> longer works.  The key was created w/ F-Secure keygen and then converted w/
> OpenSSh keygen on the Unix side.  I have tried creating new keypairs and it
> still doesn't work.

This is just a hunch but try adding "#define BROKEN_REALPATH 1" to
config.h (ie, run configure, edit config.h, then run make).

Darren Tucker (dtucker at
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