On 04/22/2012 10:36 PM, Timothy Pearson wrote: > I just tested on my Debian Squeeze system with OpenSSH_5.5p1 and OpenSSL > 0.9.8o, and sftp from GIT worked perfectly. I am going to try a newer > system to see if I can get it to fail. > > Tim > Note, sftp from konsole will work PERFECTLY. It is sftp:// from the konqueror address field, or kwrite/kate that fails. Here is the debug output for a box that does not use key-pairs for authentication: 23:15 nirvana:~> ssh -v supersff OpenSSH_5.9p1, OpenSSL 1.0.0h 12 Mar 2012 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config debug1: Connecting to supersff [192.168.6.121] port 22. debug1: Connection established. debug1: identity file /home/david/.ssh/id_rsa type -1 debug1: identity file /home/david/.ssh/id_rsa-cert type -1 debug1: identity file /home/david/.ssh/id_dsa type -1 debug1: identity file /home/david/.ssh/id_dsa-cert type -1 debug1: identity file /home/david/.ssh/id_ecdsa type -1 debug1: identity file /home/david/.ssh/id_ecdsa-cert type -1 debug1: Remote protocol version 2.0, remote software version OpenSSH_5.9 debug1: match: OpenSSH_5.9 pat OpenSSH* debug1: Enabling compatibility mode for protocol 2.0 debug1: Local version string SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_5.9 debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT sent debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT received debug1: kex: server->client aes128-ctr hmac-md5 none debug1: kex: client->server aes128-ctr hmac-md5 none debug1: sending SSH2_MSG_KEX_ECDH_INIT debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_KEX_ECDH_REPLY debug1: Server host key: ECDSA <snip> The authenticity of host 'supersff (192.168.6.121)' can't be established. ECDSA key fingerprint is <snip> Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes Warning: Permanently added 'supersff,192.168.6.121' (ECDSA) to the list of known hosts. debug1: ssh_ecdsa_verify: signature correct debug1: SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS sent debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS debug1: SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS received debug1: Roaming not allowed by server debug1: SSH2_MSG_SERVICE_REQUEST sent debug1: SSH2_MSG_SERVICE_ACCEPT received debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey,password,keyboard-interactive debug1: Next authentication method: publickey debug1: Trying private key: /home/david/.ssh/id_rsa debug1: Trying private key: /home/david/.ssh/id_dsa debug1: Trying private key: /home/david/.ssh/id_ecdsa debug1: Next authentication method: keyboard-interactive Password: debug1: Authentication succeeded (keyboard-interactive). Authenticated to supersff ([192.168.6.121]:22). debug1: channel 0: new [client-session] debug1: Requesting no-more-sessions@... debug1: Entering interactive session. Last login: Wed Apr 11 17:07:18 2012 from alchemy.3111skyline.com -- David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.