[Twisted-Python] Need SSH help

Paul Swartz z3p at twistedmatrix.com
Wed Mar 2 16:00:32 EST 2005

On Wed, 2005-03-02 at 14:58 +0000, Bad_Bob wrote:
>I am trying to write an encrypted P2P program (cryptic6.sourceforge.net).
>I am trying to understand twisted's ssh.  Thanks to the helpful people on 
>#twisted I have am able to get the twisted client to send messages to the 
>twisted server.  This works when I use the keys provided in the example.  
>However when I try to generate my own keys it always complains that they are 
>not password.
>This is the code I am using to generate public/private key pairs:
>This is the error I get:
>2005/03/02 14:37 UTC [-] Log opened.
>2005/03/02 14:37 UTC [-] Traceback (most recent call last):
>2005/03/02 14:37 UTC [-]  File "sshsimpleserver.py", line 97, in ?
>2005/03/02 14:37 UTC [-]    class ExampleFactory(factory.SSHFactory):
>2005/03/02 14:37 UTC [-]  File "sshsimpleserver.py", line 101, in 
>2005/03/02 14:37 UTC [-]    privateKeys = {

The problem is on the next line:
        'ssh-rsa': keys.getPrivateKeyObject(data=privateKey)

That means that getPrivateKeyObject doesn't expect the key to be
encrypted.  If it is, you need to also pass in the passphrase kwarg with
the passphrase.

       Paul Swartz
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