sshd Authentication refused

JD jd1008 at
Tue Jul 13 19:39:28 UTC 2010

  On 07/13/2010 11:16 AM, David Highley wrote:
> New install of Fedora 13 we get the following /var/log/secure entry when
> we ssh from a Fedora 12 system to the Fedora 13 system:
> Authentication refused: bad ownership or modes for file /home/dhighley/.ssh/authorized_keys
> We have checked and tried different modes until we are blue in the face.
> Have read the upates notes for openssh and Fedora 13 release. Googled
> the net for know issues and We did check for
> selinux blocks and found none.
> User home directory is auto NFS mounted and we use NIS. This works
> Fedora 12 to Fedora 12.
In such cases, I have always deleted  ~/.ssh directory
and tried to ssh again and it works.

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