Cannot add a host. Says "Cannot forward login credentials".

Stef Walter stefw at
Thu Oct 22 12:22:43 UTC 2015

On 22.10.2015 13:44, Fujisan wrote:
> I installed cockpit 0.67-2.fc22 on an ipa server and added several
> servers from the dahsboard as you can see here:
> But there is one server that keeps annoying me (as you can see here:
> It says "Cannot forward login credentials".

Does it have password authentication disabled? Recent releases of
cockpit (0.80 or so) have a better error message in that situation.

> I checked in /var/log/messages and found this:
> Oct 22 10:10:02 zaira2 cockpit-ws: ssh-ed25519 host key for
> server is not known: 8f:55:e3:ee:90:f3:30:11:43:3b:99:97:c5:9c:8a:0f

It may be that the version of libssh on the cockpit-ws machine does not
have support for these new keys. It may be that libssh 0.7.x is required.


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