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I downloaded cygwin and ran ssh-host-config. I'm trying to connect using

ssh -l micah myserver

it then says

micah@myserver's password:

I enter the same password I use to log into windows and it says

Permission Denied, please try again.

After the third try it says:

Permission denied (publickey,password,keyboard-interactive).

What am I doing wrong? Any ideas? Do I need to generate an ssh key on the client and add it somewhere on the server?

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BWAH!!! My stupid password was incorrect.... –  Micah Feb 23 '11 at 21:07
    
Please post that as an answer and mark it accepted when you are able. There's even a badge for self answering. –  jscott Jul 13 '13 at 1:02
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check this page out, it may explain what to try to fix this issue.

http://mah.everybody.org/docs/ssh

http://mah.everybody.org/docs/ssh#gen-keys

seems like you do need a publickey installed for your session. I would say yes you do.

OR

comment out the line in file /etc/ssh/sshd_config

ChallengeResponseAuthentication no

and

restart sshd service.

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