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Using an IdentityFile (no UserName & PassWord)

Feb 5, 2009 at 12:27 PM
Hi all,

I want to use an identityfile to authenticate to the winsshdserver.
However, i don't really know where to begin.

What i did so far:

Generated a keypair with the keypairmanager og tunnelier and exported both the public & private key with openSSH
I added the Private key to the hostkeys on WinSSHD Configuration and employed the host key
I then set the public key in the acount settings of my windows account (in WinSSHD Configuration) to be the generated public key
I've set "Password authentication" to disabled
And " Public Key authentication" to required

In the BizTalk SFTP Adapater i configure the Identityfile property to the genereated public key file.

What am I missing or doing wrong here?

Kind regards
Feb 8, 2009 at 8:48 PM
The public key should get deploy to the server and bound to the user. The private key is the one referenced by BizTalk (the client).
Feb 9, 2009 at 10:33 AM
Okay i got the adapter working with the identity file
but i can't use the identityfile without specifieing a username. I don't want to use a username however,
i just want biztalk to be able to connect to the sshd server with only the identity file.

Any ideas?
Feb 9, 2009 at 8:01 PM
The private/public key infrastructure of ssh, does not allow you to do so (at least to my knowledge). The identity file is always bound to a user.

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