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Oracle Linux: SSH Key Based Authentication Fails to localhost with error Authentication refused: bad ownership or modes for directory (Doc ID 2646603.1)

Last updated on MARCH 26, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Connecting via ssh with password less login to localhost fails

 

Cause

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