[freeside] Some Doc Verbage for you
ivan at 420.am
Mon Aug 20 04:07:59 PDT 2001
okay, i updated the documentation to reflect this.
On Mon, Aug 13, 2001 at 11:41:59PM -0400, Rob Spurlock wrote:
> Trying to contribute back since you have been soooo helpful. I have
> some additional help verbage for the File Exporting doc. It pertains
> to the Unattended Remote Login:
> You have:
> As the freeside user (on your freeside machine), generate an
> authentication key using ssh-keygen. Since this is for unattended
> operation, you need to use a blank passphrase.
> Append the newly-created identity.pub file to root's authorized_keys
> on the remote machine(s).
> I discovered:
> (Unless I did something wrong) My OpenSSH keygen created a key in
> Version 1, but for some reason, my 2 servers wouldn't talk to each
> other. I use OpenSSH_2.5.2p2. What I had to do is run the keygen
> with the -t option such as keygen -t rsa and copy the id_rsa.pub file
> to a authorized_keys2 file under the ~root/.ssh/ folder to have
> ~root/.ssh/authorized_keys2 in order to work.
> So you might want to mention that depending on the version you might
> create a id_rsa.pub file and copy the contents to a authorized_keys2
> file on the server to be exported to. The reason I mention this is
> because I assumed from the docs that I had to create an identity.pub
> and copy it to a authorized_keys file. I spend a couple of hours
> trying to figure out what I did wrong.
> Hope that helps you with the documentation. I know what a pain in
> the ass it is to write everything down, not to mention every single
> different possibility.
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