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Old 01-14-2015, 05:41 PM   #1
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Can not add ecdsa key to ssh-add

OpenSSH_6.7p1, OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014

I am having trouble adding a ecdsa key to ssh-add
However, I can add a rsa key without problem.

My file permissions:
id_ecdsa miati:miati-600 miati:miati-644
id_rsa miati:miati-600 miati:miati-644
/home/miati/.ssh/ miati:miati-700
When I try to add rsa & ecdsa

$ ssh-add id_rsa
Enter passphrase for id_rsa: 
Identity added: id_rsa (id_rsa)
$ ssh-add id_ecdsa
Enter passphrase for id_ecdsa: 
Error reading response length from authentication socket.
Could not add identity: id_ecdsa
My command to create each key

ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096
ssh-keygen -t ecdsa
Old 01-16-2015, 05:29 AM   #2
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I've got the same issue on Ubuntu 14.04.
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