The permissions for files and directories are listed below:

1. ~ (home directory)

drwx------ (or) drwxr--r--

2. ~/.ssh

drwx------ (or) drwxr--r--

3. ~/.ssh/id_rsa and id_dsa


4. ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub and id_dsa.pub

rw-r--r-- (or) -rw------

5. ~/.ssh/config


6. ~/.ssh/authorized_keys

-rw-r--r-- (or) -rw------

7. ~/.ssh/authorized_keys2

-rw-r--r-- (or) -rw------

Visolve Security Consulting Group.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Reg Clemens"
Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2006 10:32 AM
Subject: Permissions on .ssh files Please.

> I know I have a listing somewhere that shows what the permissions should

> on the files in $HOME/.ssh , but cant find it for the life of me.
> Can someone PLEASE point me at such a document, or just show what the
> permissions should be.
> --
> Reg.Clemens
> reg@dwf.com