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SSH: Too many authentication failures for <remote_user>

When I do... $ ssh <remote_user>@<ip_address> ...I (since recently) get... Received disconnect from <ip_address>: 2: Too many authentication failures for <remote_user> ...
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SSH auth by public key not working for one user on a system

I can't setup public key authentication for one particular user on a system. I checked user home and .ssh directories permissions, and it's good (drwx------. both, the same as for other users that can ...
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Transfer files using authentication

I have the public key with me(the pub file), for using sftp with public key authentication mode. How do i use sftp command for testing transfer file from my machine to the sftp server. For username ...
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Putty Pageant - key authentification works without running agent

Hello I am using Putty Pageant for using key authentification to remote server. On remote server to which I am connecting I have public key stored in authorized_keys file. Permissions and content of ...
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How is public key authentication secure? [closed]

Many articles suggest that using public key authentication is more secure than using a password. References: ...
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1answer
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How to setup ssh, key-based (“password-less”) logins to a Linux/MacOSX sshd server via Windows, Linux, or MacOSX clients?

How does one setup ssh, key-based ("password-less") client logins to a Linux/MacOSX sshd server via Windows, Linux, or MacOSX clients? [Seeking both basic, conceptual understanding of key-based, ...
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SSH key authentication with another user

I'm confusing myself on some ssh key-based authentication. Let's say I have: Host A: user tom .ssh tom_private_key tom_public_key Host B: user shared .ssh shared_private_key ...
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Tell git which private key to use

ssh has the -i option to tell it which private key file to use when authenticating: -i identity_file Selects a file from which the identity (private key) for RSA or DSA authentication is ...
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SSH Not Accepting Public Key

When setting up ssh keys between two machines, the authentication only works one way. One server doesn't accept the public key of the other when trying to connect. Any ideas? Here's the verbose ...
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How do I use an SSH public key from a remote machine?

Setup The public keys are set up on a Macbook. I can do a passwordless push to github and a server (iMac) on the local network. The Problem I know the keys are partially setup correctly, because I ...