SSH public key authentication is not working. Showing "permission denied"

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  • Why is public-key authentication not working?
  • SSH service and public keys are correctly configured for key authentication, but public key authentication is not working.
  • Password authentication is working, but passwordless authentication is not.
  • What are the permissions required by SSH for passwordless authentication?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (all versions)

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