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Old 11-15-2004, 06:10 PM   #1
akay
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I installed openssh for redhat 7.3 but no /etc/ssh/ssh_config file was made


I recently installed openssh on my computer that runs redhat 7.3 from the rpm: openssh-3.1p1-14.i386.rpm. ssh works fine, but the rpm did not create a /etc/ssh/ssh_config file. I also looked in ~/.ssh/ and there is no config file. I posted a thread previously about having a problem using scp which gave the following error

scp: warning: Executing scp1.
scp: FATAL: Executing ssh1 in compatibility mode failed (Check that scp1 is in your PATH).
lost connection

I think this is due to the fact that I don't have the ssh_config file. Does anyone know why ssh_config would not have been created when installing openssh-3.1p1-14.i386.rpm.? Is there a way to get this file from somewhere else?
 
Old 11-15-2004, 06:19 PM   #2
gabeucsd
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I looked through some of the RPM's on my RH8 system. ssh-client creates /etc/ssh/ssh_config. I think you don't have all the packages that you need.

[gabe@keizan ssh]$ rpm -qa | grep openssh
openssh-server-3.4p1-7
openssh-askpass-gnome-3.4p1-7
openssh-clients-3.4p1-7
openssh-3.4p1-7
openssh-askpass-3.4p1-7

[gabe@keizan ssh]$ rpm -q openssh-clients --list | grep /etc/ssh/ssh_config
/etc/ssh/ssh_config
 
  


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