Step 1 is to get OpenSSH working *without* any of the stuff listed in that
So, telnet in, and uninstall openssh, then restart the device (just to be
sure), and re-install openssh.
Now on Windows, point PuTTY to the slug, and you should be rewarded with a
Login as root, with the password you set, and it should be working.
Once that's working, then you can begin to go forward with the far more
complex task of installing keys and all that -- assuming, of course, that
you need the additional security or the additional convenience of keys and a
----- Original Message -----
From: "zedug98" <zedug@...>
Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2007 1:12 AM
Subject: [nslu2-linux] Cant get OpenSSH to work on Unslung nslu2
> Hello all;
> first post; first experience with Linux (yes I sadly have had to use
> Windows for years at the office...). All excited still :)
> Anyway I just unslung my brand new nslu2 and the first package I'm
> setting up is OpenSSH and I'm running into a bit of trouble here.
> I religiously followed the instructions on
> http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/HowTo/UseOpenSSHForRemoteAccess (even
> retried three times just to be sure).
> * I can telnet into the slug,
> * check that ssh is running - ps -ef output has the line
> 512 root 3252 S /opt/sbin/sshd
> * I download PuTTY, generated the key pair on my winXP machine, set
> the public key in authorized_keys, checked permissions for root, .ssh
> and Authorized_keys 10 times
> * When starting Putty, as soon as I enter my login (root) I get a
> popup window saying "Disconnected: No supported authentication methods
> available", and the PuTTY telnet session says "Server refused our key"
> * I enabled loggin in PuTTY but all I get is the same message (server
> refused our key).
> * I ran grep sshd /var/log/messages but all I get is
> <38>Dec 4 22:37:49 sshd: Server listening on 0.0.0.0 port 22
> ...I'm stumped there. Any help to keep me going will be massively
> appreciated !
> Thanks in advance;
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