Just Curious.=A0 Were you able to authenticate ?=A0 I recently found a =
problem with putty keys.=A0=20
Putty generated four lines of keys and they were separated by newline =
character.=A0=20
Also the starting of the key describing the key type was different from =
the ones normally used.=A0=20
I manually corrected these on the server and then it worked.=A0 I don't =
remember what error message I got though,=20
mostly not the one you are getting.
=A0
-Sharath.
=A0
=A0

-----Original Message-----
From: Kelly Thomas [mailto:KThomas@portfoliorecovery.com]=20
Sent: Friday, July 06, 2007 12:02 AM
To: secureshell@securityfocus.com
Subject: RE: Connecting to host

Yes, I generated my own key. I figured that I'd need to enter my
passphrase the first time to authenticate it but I've not gotten past
that point.=20

-----Original Message-----
From: Patrick Morris [mailtomorris@hermesinfotech.com]=20
Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2007 2:31 PM
To: Kelly Thomas
Cc: secureshell@securityfocus.com
Subject: Re: Connecting to host

On Thu, 05 Jul 2007, Kelly Thomas wrote:

> No, they gave me an account ID to use but there was supposed to be no
> passwords exchanged -- we were just using the keys to authenticate.=20


You generated your own key, right?

If you put a passphrase on it, you'll need to enter that passphrase to=20
authenticate.