[Haskell-cafe] SSH in community.haskell.org

JP Moresmau jpmoresmau at gmail.com
Thu Oct 13 10:59:45 CEST 2011

You need to launch the Pageant utility that comes with Putty, and load
your key in it. Then start your putty session, putty will then use
your key, and you'll be able to connect. Once started, Pageant runs in
the system tray.

Hope this helps.


On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 10:40 AM, Daniel Díaz Casanueva
<dhelta.diaz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Cafe!
> This is not actually a question about Haskell, but it is related. I sent my
> request and I have now an account in community.haskell.org. When I was going
> to use my project, I read these instructions:
> http://community.haskell.org/admin/using_project.html
> But I stopped in the first step "If you need to use a shell, SSH to
> community.haskell.org".
> OK, I don't have too knowledge in SSH, so I searched the web and found
> "putty" as an SSH client. I downloaded it and tried it. But, sadly, without
> success.
> I put this configuration:
> Host name: community.haskell.org
> Port: 22
> Connection type: SSH
> And it connects! Then, server asks me for an user name, and, after I put my
> user name, it throws the following error:
> "Disconnected: No supported authentication methods available (server sent:
> publickey)."
> Uhmmmm... I have no idea of how to avoid this error. Wrong client? Wrong
> configuration? Well, I have a public key I didn't put anywhere yet (but in
> the community registration). I guess I'm lacking some authentication, but I
> don't know how to solve it.
> I hope someone can give me some pointers!
> Thanks in advance!
> And sorry if this is not a strictly-related Haskell question.
> Daniel Díaz.
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