Not able to login to Red Hat Enterprise Linux using public key ?

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  • Copy the ssh public key to the remote host but asking for the password as next-authentication method.
  • What are the permissions and SELinux context should be to accept public key ?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Beta
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x

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