|Unable to use key file SSH [message #902768]
||Mon, 20 August 2012 07:25
| sofiane merah
Registered: August 2012
I setup public key access to my server via ssh. I have a .ssh folder on my local windows computer. I configured ssh to add the private key using the ssh-add <directory> command. I am able to successfully connect to my server using windowspowershell. The chmod and Chown of the .ssh directory and authorized file are configured correctly on my server. sshd_config is configured correctly and points to the correct key.|
The connection works perfectly with shell so there is no problem on my server. But with Eclipse, and its plugin in particular, Egit, I keep getting a Unable to use key file <directory of the key file I loaded into eclipse the same one used by ssh error every time I try to push my revision commits to my git repository on the server. I went to Pref > General > Network > SSH2 and added the right private key, the ssh2 home directory is set correctly too, in fact the public an private key were both generated using the key management tab and loaded into my server.
My windows permissions on that folder and those keys is set to allow all users to do everything just for good measure.
Now one clue is, the known hosts tab has a host fingerprint that does not match the fingerprint of my key. My key is something like f1:19: etc and the hosts fingerprint is different. I hope I can fix this soon. Any suggestions would be great.
ssh-add -l = two private keys that I am using. So its not this.
Another clue is, after going into my putty program and changes the private key that it ses suddenly is i try to connect to ssh with a key acces in eclipse the error it throws shows reflects the same key that I just changed in putty!! Somehow eclipse seems to be using putty for public key access. How do I stop this?!
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