Re: time to fix silly ssh bug
On Jun 19, 2012 8:46 AM, "Neal Becker" <ndbecker2@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Jayson Vaughn wrote:
> > I'm confused. As long as ~/.ssh is 700 it works for me.
> > On Jun 19, 2012 8:02 AM, "Neal Becker" <ndbecker2@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> It's been true for a long time that fedora sets up home dir as 775.
> >> But ssh, with default settings, won't allow public keys to work when
> >> home dir has mode 775.
> >> Not only, but the poor new fedora user, who tries to ssh into his fedora
> >> box, won't see any message indicating what is wrong. Only if he/she can
> >> be root and read var/log/secure they may learn the reason.
> >> This is rediculous. I liked the idea of 775 when it was introduced, since
> >> it
> >> did solve an annoyance with the old unix groups. But then we should make
> >> the
> >> default fedora install work by setting the sshd config to allow it to
> >> accept
> >> this setup.
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> Are you sure??
> ls -ld .ssh
> drwx------. 2 nbecker nbecker 4096 Jun 15 08:25 .ssh
> ls -ld ~/
> drwxrwxr-x. 67 nbecker nbecker 4096 Jun 19 06:54 /home/nbecker/
> Jun 19 09:44:41 nbecker5 sshd: Authentication refused: bad ownership or
> modes for directory /home/nbecker
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Well, yes it works for me however my home directories are not created with 775 permissions by default. Everytime I use "useradd" the home directory is created as 700 - as it should be.
Your home directories are created with permissions 775 by default?
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