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Re: [gftp] scp with gftp

On Thu, Jul 28, 2005 at 02:04:16PM +0200, Andi Voss wrote:
> Hi,
> I?ve a problem using scp with gftp.
> SCP with a "normal" user, which has a "normal" ssh account at the remote 
> machine is still working with gftp (Port 22). Now I?ve SCPonly installed 
> at the remote machine an the following error occurs when I?m connecting:
> ----------------------------
> Opening SSH connection to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
> Running program ssh -e none -l my_username -p 22 xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -s sftp
> 3: Protocol Initialization
> There was an error initializing a SSH connection with the remote server. 
> The error message from the remote server follows:
> ssh_askpass: exec(/usr/libexec/ssh-askpass): No such file or directory
> Disconnecting from site xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
> -----------------------------
> I changed "Options/SSH/Use ask-sshpass utilitys" to not ckecked, but the 
> behavior is the same.
> When I try to use this SCP-Account with WinSCP3 under Windows everything 
> is working without any problems.
> /usr/libexec/ssh-askpass is not installed on the system. So I think gftp 
> has a Problem with ...hmmm with what...? That?s what I want to know. 
> What do I have to change to get SCP working with gftp?
> Slackware 10.1
> Kernel 2.6.7
> gftp 2.0.17

   I would highly recommend upgrading to gftp 2.0.18. The SSH code has been
greatly improved in that version, especially the code that deals with logging
into the remote server.