Passwordless SSH not working - keys copied and permissions set

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http://serverfault.com – I know this question has been asked, but I'm certain I've done what all the other answers suggest. Machine A: used keygen -t rsa to create id_rsa.pub in ~/.ssh/ copied Machine A's id_rsa.pub to Machine B user's home directory Made the file permissions of id_rsa.pub 600 Machine B added Machine A's pub key to authorisedkeys and authorisedkeys2: cat ~/id_rsa.pub >> ~/.ssh/authorisedkeys2 made the file permissions of id_rsa.pub 600 I've also ensured both the .ssh directories have the permission 700 on both machine A and B. If I try to login to machine B from machine A, I get asked for th (HowTos)