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0000297AlmaLinux-9Generalpublic2022-09-27 12:36
Reporterspwz Assigned Tolkhn  
PriorityhighSeveritymajorReproducibilityalways
Status assignedResolutionopen 
Platformx86_64 on AWSOSalmalinuxOS Version9.0
Summary0000297: AlmaLinux OS 9 (x86_64) on AWS doesn't support ssh access to user with customized home directory
DescriptionTested images in ap-southeast-2 (AMI ID: ami-093bbccf3fc2c0bd9) and eu-central-1 (AMI ID: ami-0826456de815d0e9e). AMI name is AMI name: AlmaLinux OS 9.0.20220715 x86_64-3c74c2ba-21a2-4dc1-a65d-fd0ee7d79900

AlmaLinux OS 9 (x86_64) on AWS doesn't support ssh access with keys to a user with customized home directory other than default /home/<username>

client side reports error : "Permission denied (publickey,gssapi-keyex,gssapi-with-mic)."
Steps To ReproduceOperations:
1. logged in as ec2-user and "sudo su" as root
2. create user with "useradd git1 -d /git1"
3. "su - git1"
4. create .ssh folder and authorized_keys file copied from /home/ec2-user/.ssh/authorized_keys. (the pub key here should be valid as it's for ec2-user as well).
5. Unable to use the matching private key to ssh as user git1
6. switched off selinux doesn't work either. authorized_keys file has access right as 600, the same as that for ec2-user

Note:
1. This same operation is OK for almalinux 8.6 EC2 instance in AWS
2. Using other user name has the same result.
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Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2022-08-31 11:52 spwz New Issue
2022-09-27 12:36 lkhn Assigned To => lkhn
2022-09-27 12:36 lkhn Status new => assigned