Bug 7313 - Bad error message for wrong type of SSH key
Summary: Bad error message for wrong type of SSH key
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: ThinLinc
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Client (show other bugs)
Version: trunk
Hardware: PC All
: P2 Normal
Target Milestone: MediumPrio
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Reported: 2019-03-05 16:24 CET by Samuel Mannehed
Modified: 2020-01-30 13:54 CET (History)
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Description Samuel Mannehed cendio 2019-03-05 16:24:58 CET
When using public key authentication and the user chooses the wrong type of key, the client will display "You are not authorized to connect to this server". This error message is not very helpful to the user.

Examples of wrong types of keys:

* putty .ppk key
* Choosing the public key instead of the private one

Also see bug 5317 and bug 7207.

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