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How to setup password-less ssh with RSA keys

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – I am trying to setup a password-less SSH configuration between two machines and am having trouble. There are a ton of howtos out there that I have followed and have had no success. Here are the steps that I've taken Generate the authentication keys on the client. (Pressed enter when prompted for a passphrase) [root@box1:.ssh/$] ssh-keygen -t rsa Copy the public key to the server. [root@box1:.ssh/$] scp id_rsa.pub root@box2:.ssh/authorized_keys Verified the authorized key was created successfully on the server Executed the following command: [root@box1:.ssh/$] ssh root@box2 ls And I was sti (HowTos)