[Bioperl-l] ssh keys [was Re: First cut svn repository]

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Sat Jun 30 08:48:10 EDT 2007


On Jun 29, 2007, at 2:19 PM, George Hartzell wrote:

> Chris Fields writes:
>>
>> On Jun 29, 2007, at 7:28 AM, David Messina wrote:
>>
>>>>
>>>> BTW, I haven't been able to check out the new svn repository via
>>>> svn+ssh:// because I can't get svn to authenticate with an
>>>> alternative
>>>> username.
>>>
>>> I have the same issue. I set up a stanza in my ~/.ssh/config:
>>>
>>> Host dev.open-bio.org
>>>    User dave_messina
>>>
>>> where dave_messina is my dev.open-bio.org username.
>>
>> I changed to the macports ssh w/o luck.  It appears the key is
>> offered up, so maybe the problem is how I have everything set up on
>> dev (though I followed everything on the wiki):
>
> A couple of things to check.
>
>   - make sure that you put your public key in ~/.ssh/authorized_keys2
>     (not authorized_keys)
>
>   - make sure that authorized_keys2 is chmod'ed 600 (644 might be
>     enough...).
>
>   - make sure that ~/.ssh is chmoded 700.
>
>   - make sure that your home directory is 755.
>
> Then see if it works.  You might be able to relax some of those
> protections a bit, but ssh's uptight about letting other people mess
> with that data.
>
> g.

Got it working; it was the permissions on my home dir (the last  
one).  Thanks George!

chris


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