Dropbear key problem

Guillaume Dargaud dargaud at lpsc.in2p3.fr
Mon May 5 20:26:27 WST 2008

> You have to tell the dropbear ssh client specifically which key file to 
> use:
> ssh -i /home/root/.ssh/id_rsa user at host.whatever

I tried this:
ssh -i /etc/dropbear/dropbear_dss_host_key  user at host
but it still asks me for the password.

I have previously put the public key I got from
dropbearkey -y -t dss -f /etc/dropbear/dropbear_dss_host_key
into user at host:.ssh/authorized_keys

In my local ~/.ssh I have only the files authorized_keys and known_hosts.
The private keys are in /etc/dropbear/dropbear_*_host_key

Does that matter ? I tried with both rsa and dss key...
Guillaume Dargaud

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