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Date:      Sat, 16 Apr 2011 18:48:41 +0200
From:      Matthias Apitz <>
To:        Alexander Lardner <>
Subject:   Re: No login prompt when ssh-ing into my machine.
Message-ID:  <20110416164840.GA90756@tinyCurrent>
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El día Saturday, April 16, 2011 a las 09:36:54AM -0700, Alexander Lardner escribió:

> Hi list,
> Sorry to bother you with two questions in 24hrs :P. I have set up sshd so I
> can access my FreeBSD box anywhere on my LAN. I've noticed a problem,
> though, when I try to get in. If I'm in my OS X terminal:
> alex$ ssh
> Password:
> That's the issue. No login, no banner. From the reading and Googling I've
> done it seems that it's trying to login as my current OS X user, and when I
> type *ssh alardner@ *it connects fine, but I don't want to have
> to do it that way. How can I get it to show the login prompt as well?
> -Alex

Read the manual ssh.conf about 'User'.


Matthias Apitz
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