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    Thursday, October 02, 2014

    How to fix "/usr/bin/ssh-copy-id: ERROR: No identities found"

    Error:
    # ssh-copy-id root@192.168.1.11
    /usr/bin/ssh-copy-id: ERROR: No identities found


    Solution:
    You will have to manually define the path of the public key using -i switch as shown below

    # ssh-copy-id -i .ssh/id_rsa.pub 192.168.1.11
    15
    root@192.168.1.11's password:[Provide root password for client machine]
    Now try logging into the machine, with "ssh '192.168.1.11'", and check in:

      .ssh/authorized_keys

    to make sure we haven't added extra keys that you weren't expecting.


    That did the trick.

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    1 comments:

    1. Hi Deepak
      i have tried your trick above but not working in my ubuntu 12.04.1 kernel 3.2.0-29-generic pae
      There is still /usb/bin/ssh-copy-id: ERROR: No Identities found

      ReplyDelete