SSH remote capture private key can't connect

asked 2017-11-19 08:56:35 +0000

NOYB gravatar image

Getting error using the SSH remote capture interface with key only authentication.

Error by extcap pipe: * (sshdump.exe:2128): WARNING *: Error creating connection: Can't find a valid authentication. Disconnecting

Tuning off key only authentication on the remote system and using password works. The private key works in WinSCP.

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Assuming this is done on Windows, with an unknown target. Are there any protections on the private key (eg. passphrase?). Is a key agent being used?

Jaap gravatar imageJaap ( 2017-11-19 10:18:21 +0000 )edit

Yes Wireshark on Windows. Target is FreeBSD 11.1. Have tried with both protected and unprotected private key. No, a key agent is not being used. Note, the same private key (both protected and unprotected) works in WinSCP.

NOYB gravatar imageNOYB ( 2017-11-19 10:34:26 +0000 )edit