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Re: [vox-tech] sshd issue
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Re: [vox-tech] sshd issue

Yep, same username on both systems.

On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Jessica wrote:

> On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Chris Lupo wrote:
> > >From a remote machine (HPUX machine in ece dept. on campus that is running
> > ssh version 2.0.something) I type
> >
> > $ ssh my.ip.address
> >
> > where my ip address is my dynamic dotted quad.
> >
> > It tells me it's connected, and prompts for my password.  I enter my
> > password, and it prompts me for my password again (and again and
> > again...).
> >
> > My system log says Password authentication failed.
> Is your username on both systems the same? If not, you'll need to
> specifically specify the username like this:
> $ ssh username@my.ip.address
> or
> $ ssh -l username my.ip.address
> jessica

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