[Cyberduck-trac] [Cyberduck] #1741: SFTP fails when using public key, invalid PEM structure

Cyberduck trac at trac.cyberduck.ch
Fri May 14 18:40:19 CEST 2010

#1741: SFTP fails when using public key, invalid PEM structure
 Reporter:  dguido                                                           |        Owner:  dkocher   
     Type:  defect                                                           |       Status:  closed    
 Priority:  normal                                                           |    Milestone:            
Component:  sftp                                                             |      Version:  3.1.2     
 Severity:  normal                                                           |   Resolution:  worksforme
 Keywords:  sftp, pubkey, privkey, publickey, public, PEM, invalid, private  |  

Comment(by anonymous):

 Replying to [comment:21 anonymous]:
 > Replying to [comment:20 pax@…]:
 > > Replying to [comment:6 dkocher]:
 > > > Maybe you are using a key generated by Putty SSH. It must be in the
 OpenSSH format.
 > >
 > > How can you check this? - which standard does my key use?
 > > I honestly don't remember how I have created it.
 > >
 > > As I get the same error "Invalid PEM structure, '-----BEGIN...'
 > >
 > > I have Cyberduck Version 3.4.2 (5902) on OS X 10.5.8
 > Any news on this ? I've generated my public key with:
 > openssl rsa -in ~/.ssh/id_rsa -out ~/.ssh/mykey.public -pubout -outform
 > But I still have the "begin missing" error. I'd really like to use
 cyberduck as a sftp client. Version 3.42, osx 10.63
 Oh well never mind. It was a problem on the server side. The error message
 is kinda misleading tho...

Ticket URL: <http://trac.cyberduck.ch/ticket/1741#comment:22>
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