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First, you must ensure ssh server had configured to accept public key authentication. Then if message error said we did not send a packet, disable method meaning ssh server had some trouble to access authorized_keys file. You should check: The syntax of authorized_keys is correct. The permission of .ssh directory and authorized_keys file is correct. The ...


You solved part of your issue with the use of keychain to act as storage for your passphrases for your SSH keys. As to your other question: However, I am not sure if it is worth to encrypt a private key which is only used for ssh connection to a specific server. Is there any concrete security risk by not encrypting the private keys? In principle if one ...

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