Darren and List ..

From MacOSX 10.4.8 (PPC)
Src Host: Darwin efbmac 8.8.0 Darwin Kernel Version 8.8.0: Fri
Sep 8 17:18:57 PDT 2006; root:xnu-792.12.6.obj~1/
Power Macintosh powerpc
Src SSH: OpenSSH_4.2p1, OpenSSL 0.9.7i 14 Oct 2005

To Intel Linux Fedora Core
Dst Host: Linux sm 2.6.17-1.2187_FC5 #1 Mon Sep 11 01:17:06 EDT 2006
i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
Dst SSH: OpenSSH_4.3p2, OpenSSL 0.9.8a 11 Oct 2005

Happy to send the debug file off list.

On Oct 8, 2006, at 23:37, Darren Tucker wrote:

> Ev Batey WA6CRE wrote:
>> Connect from Mac OSX 10.4.8 / to Recent Linux .. Sys/Sw Versions
>> in .txt

... attachment was .txt .. above

>> Refuses to accept keys in auth_keys .. bad keys "-----BEGIN" ...
>> "-----END"

ssh_log:debug2: key_type_from_name: unknown key type '-----BEGIN'
ssh_log:debug2: key_type_from_name: unknown key type '-----END'

that is all there was in debug2

Yes I did distribute the .pub

> If ... line says things like "-----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY-----" then
> that's a private key and is not what you need to put into
> authorized_keys. There should be a corresponding key file with a
> ".pub"

My same key file works fine with FreeBSD remote hosts.

>> Is this open .. not found in site search ...

WAS this an open issue OpenSSH Mac OSX to Linux for the versions above?

COULD not find any clue of this failure in any OpenSSH bug reports.

> Darren Tucker (dtucker at zip.com.au)

R/ Everett F Batey II - WA6CRE - http://www.cotdazr.org
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