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Re: [vox-tech] sshd issue

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


$ ssh -l username my.ip.address


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