Tag Archives: sshd

Enabling RSA (with SHA-1) again in OpenSSH server

The sshd version that ships with Ubuntu 22.04 seems to have abandoned RSA authentication. Well, that’s not true. It’s about the hash algorithm used by the “old” protocol by the name ssh-rsa, which is deemed insecure by today’s standards. RSA … Continue reading

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ecryptfs and sshd, again

In January I described an issue with ecryptfs and sshd. Now I wanted to get X11 forwarding to work with it, but the problem essentially remains the same. All I got this time was: /usr/bin/X11/xauth: timeout in locking authority file … Continue reading

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ecryptfs and sshd …

I just made a discovery on the Ubuntu box I run. After being unable to log into it using SSH and my public key which it refused with a laconic Permission denied (publickey), I tried to dig deeper. So obviously … Continue reading

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